In Israel, public sector unions have a friend in court
National Labor Court judges tend to side with unions no matter the cost to economy or spirit of the law.
Several motions have been placed before district labor courts in recent weeks. They include two by the Israel Electric Corporation which, fearing blackouts over the summer due to power shortages, petitioned that its employees be ordered to connect private power plants to the national electricity grid. Another, by the government, asked that pilots captaining tugboats at Ashdod Port be instructed to honor an...
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