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Labor deal set to increase minimum wage to NIS 6,000, allow work from home

The Finance Ministry and Histadrut labor union are close to a deal in which the minimum wage will be raised, workers will receive more vacation and will also be allowed to work one day from home.


Treasury to bail out airlines again as sanctions loom

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman said he is working on reaching agreements with the airline heads in the coming days.


Histadrut labor dispute sets scene for airport strike

The Histadrut has declared a labor dispute with the Israeli aviation industry that could lead to airport closures.


Why does Israel want to raise the retirement age for women? - background

A plan to increase the retirement age for women from 62 to 65 has been on the agenda for the better part of a decade. So why hasn't it happened until now?

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What will Israel's electricity reform mean for consumers?

Cellcom CEO Avi Gabay and others referred to the announcement as a revolution, while many were unaware that a radical change to the electricity field

Yisrael Beitenu head and former defense minister MK Avigdor Liberman

Will 'Sundays off' reenter Israel's national agenda?

Over the years, there have been various initiatives to make Israel's week look more like that of other countries, to no avail.

Haredi employment fair in Jerusalem

Coronavirus: Job seekers decline nearly 14% in April

Unemployment benefits are already being reduced by 10% as of this week, a month after Israel's jobless rate reached below 10%, as per the government's original outline.

Bologna, Italy.

Italian dockworkers walk back brief Israel boycott action

Italy’s embassy in Israel intervened and USB ended its boycott action, leading the Histadrut to reciprocate.

Mea Shearim, Jerusalem during coronavirus pandemic

Mea Shearim rabbis convene to combat violence against cleaning workers

The rabbis convened after the Histradrut, Israel's workers union, stopped providing cleaning services for the area following cases of violence.

Israeli kids wearing school bags ahead of the first day of school and kindergarten outside their hom

If teachers aren't vaccinated within 11 days, classes will stop - Union

Teacher' Union secretary-general announced that the education system will shut in the event that the first vaccination round for teachers in Israel is not completed by January 12.

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