Histadrut

Israel's trade union founded in 1920. one of the most powerful institiutions in Israel.

Histadrut labor federation chairman Arnon Bar-David
Histadrut head calls to extend unemployment benefits eligibility

The eligibility period for thousands of young workers is currently scheduled to expire at the end of June.

23/06/2020
El Al Worker's Committee members riot over management meeting with pilots

The meeting was called to discuss the return of more pilots to work full time, after El Al extended the unpaid leave of thousands of employees until June 30.

Histadrut labor federation chairman Arnon Bar-David addresses a press conference, March 10, 2020
Histadrut head to 'Post': Government doesn't act without feeling pressure

Israel has missed a "lot of economic momentum" during the coronavirus crisis, according to Histadrut labor federation chairman Arnon Bar-David.

23/04/2020
Histadrut labor federation chairman Arnon Bar-David
Histadrut leader: Israel on verge of economic Yom Kippur War

"This is the final hour, the last call, before the total collapse of entire industries in the Israeli economy."

10/03/2020
Harsa factory
Workers protest as historic Beersheba ceramics factory to close

The floundering Harsa factory shut down and will transfer operations in nearby Turkey.

By MAARIV ONLINE
29/04/2019
Feiglin rails against ‘deep state’ in Tel Aviv mega-event

“It’s time to free the political system from the paralysis of the past 70 years,” Feiglin said.

An Israeli security guard walks as Palestinian workers wait to cross into Barkan industrial zone tha
Palestinian Workers call upon Israel against PA's Social Security Law

Opponents of the law charged that it was unfairly passed by presidential fiat in an unstable, "occupied" context.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
03/12/2018
Construction site in Petah Tikva where scaffolding collapsed on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
General strike averted with deal to improve construction site safety

Three workmen fell as scaffolding collapsed at construction site.

Construction site in Petah Tikva where scaffolding collapsed on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Three workmen fall as scaffolding collapses at construction site

No injuries were reported as a result of the accident.

Eruv construction
Histadrut orders 'lifesaving' general strike as workplace casualties grow

"If we can't find a solution, there will be a tough strike," Histadrut head Avi Nissenkorn said.

01/11/2018
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