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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.
Sides talk through the night, reach agreement on every disputed item; Treasury: Deal will cost NIS 800m.; Eini: "This is not the end of the process, we have put our foot in the door."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Treasury and Histadrut representatives talk through the night with no results; basic services remain closed; Egged and Dan buses join strike but trains resume, Ben-Gurion Airport to operate.
Despite ‘real progress,’ basic services will remain closed; Egged and Dan buses to join strike today, but trains will resume.
By NADAV SHEMER AND JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Histadrut says strike to extend to Egged, Dan bus lines; union, Finance Ministry officials meet for late night talks.
National Labor Court orders sides to continue talks, which end with no results ahead of the weekend.
National Labor Court orders sides to continue talks over the employment status of contract workers before reporting back.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK AND NADAV SHEMER
Histadrut labor federation is free to begin strike mid-week; Treasury calls use of strikes "cynical."
By J. PARASZCZUK, N. SHEMER AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Labor federation refuses to discuss any matter apart from the absorption of contract workers into direct employment, Treasury claims.
By NADAV SHEMER
Labor action is implemented after month-long talks make no progress on privatization of rail maintenance.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND GLOBES
Histadrut tells National Labor Court negotiations with Treasury have reached dead end; says without threat of strike, talks will be "dragged out."
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