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In November, sitting Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini announced that he would resign the position he held for five years.
Petah Tikva-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries recently announced plan to fire 5,000 employees worldwide.
Histadrut chairman vows to "fight to the death" against cuts to salaries; talk of austerity budget riles Labor Party, unions.
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
Sides say meeting has not been set; Chambers of Commerce chief says Histadrut head embarking on campaign of "opportunism, hypocrisy."
By NADAV SHEMER
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.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
If they are consistent and resolute, Netanyahu and Lapid can win the war they have decided to wage on the monopolies; the labor unions that tried to flex their muscles this week are not the political Tarzans they were a generation ago.
Nurses were scheduled to work on a reduced Shabbat schedule in protest of shortage of caretakers, increase in patients.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Nurses will work on a reduced Shabbat schedule in protest of over shortage of caretakers, increase in patients.
Labor federation says "fictitious" worker committee has prevented employees from organizing.
In letter, defense minister says he was “no enemy of party members’ personal aspirations, but I see in their attempt to push to the front of the stage, especially at this time, a complete lack of responsibility.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Negotiating teams headed by finance minister, Histadrut chairman talk through night; reports say meeting had “positive atmosphere.”
By BEN HARTMAN
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