Israel Electric employees declare strike

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 20, 2007 17:13

Israel Electric workers left their posts Tuesday afternoon, calling a strike in protest of the government's unilateral decision to pass a reform in the electricity market. The company announced that the strike is for an indefinite period of time and that they will not deal with any electricity problems, unless for lifesaving reasons, such as hospitals or for security reasons. The workers threatened that they would not return to their jobs until negotiations were renewed with the Finance and National Infrastructure Ministries.


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