Management at electric utility declares emergency following work action

October 14, 2013 15:00


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The management of the Israel Electric Company declared a state of emergency on Monday following a work stoppage by a large group of senior employees.

Eli Glickman ordered the IEC to declare the state of emergency because he feared that the work action would shutdown the company.

The head of the worker's committee for the IEC, David Miko Tzarfati, ordered some 100 senior workers to leave work by either taking holiday or by some other work action, Army Radio reported.

The move by the worker's committee came following a directive released over the weekend that the office in the Finance Ministry responsible for salaries wherein it was noted that there were many salary irregularities in the IEC.

The lawyer Kobi Amsalem ordered in the directive, that these irregularities should end and he revealed his intention to force workers to return money that they improperly received, according to Army Radio.   

IEC management meanwhile sought a court order from the Labor Court on Monday to order the end to the IEC work action.

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