Come on, people - with the government hiking everything from tuition to bread prices, and rent and real estate skyrocketing, a 0.2% raise over 2 years represents a tremendous pay cut for the people on whose backs this economy is being built. Maybe a tax increase on the sale of luxury apartments could offset a fair wage increase ? Let's ask the people who are benefiting from the economic boom to pay for it for a change. If the worker does not stand up for himself, no one will. Support the strike!
Saudi-backed forces advance on rebel-held province in Yemen (DPA)
from the article: Histadrut announces general strike to begin Wednesday at 6 A.M.