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The statistics did not necessarily reflect women getting paid less for doing the same work.
Weinstein says major decisions should not be made by caretaker governments.
The Histadrut agrees to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 instead of NIS 5,300.
Legislation submitted by Joint List lawmaker Dov Hanin would not allow restaurants to count tips toward waiter salaries.
By NIV ELIS
In a turnaround decision, minimum wage will rise to NIS 5,000 over the span of two years.
General strike, slated for Sunday, would have shut down schools, public transportation, airport and government offices; and cost economy NIS 300 million in first day alone.
Finance minister and ecnomomy minister give signal a day before the Histadrut Labor Federation planned to declare a labor dispute on the matter.
61 MKs across the political spectrum sign on to support bill; Israel currently has the lowest minimum wage in the Western world, at 23.12 shekels per hour.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
If it’s so good, why is it so bad?
By BRENDA KATTEN
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