Israel's Foreign Ministry Employees Step Up Sanctions, Aim to Ground Ministers' Trips Abroad

Intensifying their labor dispute, the committee has instructed staff to stop handling Israeli ministerial trips abroad; the first in line to suffer from the sanctions: Finance Minister Yair Lapid.

Israel's Foreign Ministry employees have intensified their protest this week, focusing now on efforts to "ground" Israeli ministers' flights abroad as part of a  labor dispute with the government over their eroding salaries.