Israeli treasury, union iron out final disputes over contract workers
The two sides agreed the workers will be covered by contributions into their personal advanced-training funds from their first day on the job, but that the contributions will only physically begin flowing into the funds retroactively once they've held the job a full year.
While rockets were raining down on southern Israel, the Finance Ministry and Histadrut labor federation quietly resolved their last remaining disputes over employment terms for public sector contract workers. Now that Operation Pillar of Defense is over, an agreement will be signed in the coming days.
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