Nurses' agreement held up by disagreement on details

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December 18, 2012 20:51

 
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The National Labor Court headed by Judge Nili Arad was due Tuesday night to reconvene on the nurses’ sanctions after optimism about a settlement with a 12-percent wage increase with the Treasury was dashed.

Union chief Ilana Cohen walked out of talks in the morning when Finance Ministry officials insisted that the wage contract be in effect for five years. The nurses said they would not agree to any contract that went beyond four years.

"Ilana Cohen had previously urged the government negotiators to sit and talk until white smoke emerged, but she herself walked out," said a Treasury spokeswoman.

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