It's Organized Labor's Finest Hour, but at Whose Expense?

A Labor Court ruling unequivocally endorsing the right of mobile provider Pelephone employees to organize leaves no place for optimism because it doesn't help workers anywhere else, and may even cause harm.

Organized labor in Israel achieved a terrific victory last week, when a three-man panel of judges headed by the president of the Labor Court, Nili Arad, ruled that an employer may not interfere, directly or indirectly, in employees' efforts to organize.