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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.
Negotiating teams headed by finance minister, Histadrut chairman talk through night; reports say meeting had “positive atmosphere.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF, JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH AND BEN
Finance minister optimistic deal can be made with Histadrut to avoid public sector work stoppage.
By RON FRIEDMAN AND SHARON WROBEL
Lapid is caving on vital reforms. But it’s Netanyahu who maneuvered him into a job he can’t handle
By EVELYN GORDON
Despite having clear support from within upper echelons of the establishment, Nissankoren faced an outside challenge from Labor MK Eitan Cabel.
By NIV ELIS
Eini recommends trade union division head for job, but Cabel says he will challenge; Gal-On: Outgoing chairman turned organization into one of "protectionism and deals."
Transportation minister responds to talk about possible general strike if government moves ahead with plans to build private ports.
By LAHAV HARKOV
FinMin concedes draft budget a blow to middle class, but necessary measure to prevent economic collapse.
Chambers of Commerce says hike in textile import taxes could cost public hundreds of millions.
Netanyahu at Knesset meeting marking Hertzel's 153rd birthday: Strikes would not dissuade him from economic reforms.
Actions motivated by what the Histadrut calls a breakdown in negotiations over additional management payments for workers.
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