Tnuva workers to pull cottage from the shelves

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March 17, 2012 18:21

 
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In an unexpected twist to the cottage cheese saga that helped ignite last summer's social protests, workers from the dairy company Tnuva announced Saturday that they would block cottage cheese from reaching the market as part of a labor dispute.

The Histadrut Labor Federation authorized the Tnuva workers to open a labor dispute against the company last month.  Workers are demanding, among other things, salary increases and better retirement conditions.

Starting Sunday, they said, they would stop distributing cottage cheese to stores and markets.

Last year, boycotts and protests over the high price of cottage cheese fueled a movement protesting high prices and demanding social justice.

Read the full story here.

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