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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.
Eini reassures them: I will lead struggle against privatization.
By OREN KESSLER
Amir Peretz and Shelly Yacimovich vie for head of Labor party; polls open at 10 a.m., close at 10 p.m.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Labor Federation will take action if committee's recommendations unsatisfactory, solutions must address lower class, Ofer Eini says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ofer Eini to protesters: "We lost our compassion and became a capitalist country"; hundreds march to Gideon Sa'ar's house in stroller protest.
By BEN HARTMAN
Histadrut members gather to back housing protesters; hundreds march on Rothschild chanting "What's the answer to privatization? Revolution!"
"Entire public will take to streets" if law passed, housing-protest organizers threaten, call on PM to hold open, live talks.
"Even though we fight for the rights of the weak in society, we are also entitled
to fight for our own rights."
By RUTH EGLASH
Finance Ministry agrees to most of demands, but strike to go on until final agreement signed; local councils set to join social workers.
By JONAH MANDEL AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Social workers, Finance Ministry struggle to reach agreement; educational institutions, 15 big cities not participating in strike.
By JONAH MANDEL
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