Israeli Labor Federation Reverses Decision, Allows Asylum Seekers to Join

Last month some 30 refugees applied to join the Histadrut. The labor federation’s convention allows anyone working in Israel to join, but they were stonewalled with various technical excuses

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Togod Omer Adam of Sudan and Takalit Rishahi from Eritrea were the first African refugees admitted to the Histadrut labor federation as full members, after an agreement was reached Wednesday with refugee...