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Despite having clear support from within upper echelons of the establishment, Nissankoren faced an outside challenge from Labor MK Eitan Cabel.
In November, sitting Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini announced that he would resign the position he held for five years.
The Histadrut made headlines this week with the unexpected resignation of its leader Ofer Eini, but the real story there is about organized labor’s renaissance.
Eini demands reduction in subcontractors in public sector, says they must be moved to direct employment under individual, collective agreements.
By NADAV SHEMER
Eini reassures them: I will lead struggle against privatization.
By OREN KESSLER
Some 40,000 of 66,310 eligible voters turn out in Peretz-Yacimovich run-off; turnout particularly high in South where Peretz is strong.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Peretz supporter is attacked by Yacimovich supporter, hospitalized; Yacimovich alleges misconduct by Peretz supporters; 44% of votes cast.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Amir Peretz and Shelly Yacimovich vie for head of Labor party; polls open at 10 a.m., close at 10 p.m.
Labor federation says "fictitious" worker committee has prevented employees from organizing.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Labor Federation will take action if committee's recommendations unsatisfactory, solutions must address lower class, Ofer Eini says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
In the end the burden will be borne by the very middle class in whose name this summer’s mass demonstrations were supposedly mounted.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Ofer Eini to protesters: "We lost our compassion and became a capitalist country"; hundreds march to Gideon Sa'ar's house in stroller protest.
By BEN HARTMAN
Histadrut members gather to back housing protesters; hundreds march on Rothschild chanting "What's the answer to privatization? Revolution!"
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