It was another case of powerful unions overplaying their hand. Thankfully, this time they backed down
Public transport, government services and schools shut down in protest of planned closure of Tel Aviv airport mostly used for domestic flights to resort town
Negotiations between management and employees operating 19 crisis centers and halfway houses in Jerusalem and Be'er Sheva broke down
In Israel there was once a finance minister named Moshe Nissim; the current holder of that office, Moshe Kahlon, is his exact opposite, unfortunately
Academic year has not started for 30,000 students due to clash between lecturers and college heads over wage agreement
The government will give construction contractors six month to meet European standards for scaffolding that is at least six meters high and 18 months for scaffolding less than six meters in height
Na’amat chairwoman blames 'the insulting conduct of the Finance Ministry' for the financial issues that effects some 1,400 government-supervised day care centers
Hospitals operating on Sabbath mode and clinics providing only essential services as nurses demand the government protect them
A 25-day hunger strike aimed at convincing the Knesset to tax loose tobacco ends after health concerns
If the U.S. leaves Syria in the hands of Russia and Iran, this is bad news for Israel
Reform talks should continue but shouldn’t be tied to progress on reaching a reform plan for the electricity sector, says Netanyahu
Occupation denial, and standing up for the public sector
A global problem comes home: Some 1,500 Haifa Chemicals workers are about to lose their jobs, and neither the government, nor the Histadrut, nor the left has an answer for them
At issue are 165 social workers who pay home visits to 100,000 elderly people
Open-ended labor action would encompass all government offices, host of other institutions
Park employees would not show up for work on two of the intermediate days of the holiday at sites where a fee is charged, but management says it will go to court to head off the labor action.
Incumbent Histadrut labor federation head Avi Nissenkorn certainly has his faults, but he’s 10 times better than his neo-Bolshevik challenger, Shelly Yacimovich.
They say it’s for patients’ sake, but critics say it's for the doctors' wallets.
Includes 100,000 workers around the country – health workers, preschool assistants, planning board staff, religious authority workers, welfare department workers and school administrative staff.
Israel's finance minister thinks he can dole out presents to everyone, but all he’s doing is guaranteeing woe, woe, woe.
The sides agree to a $1.9-billion increase to the public sector's wages over the next five years.
Talks log-jammed over treasury demand to tilt wage increases toward lower-income workers.
Histadrut union threatens to launch strike unless government signs accord with public sector workers.
Mayor of Ma'alot-Tarshiha: 'Once we were development towns, now we're scorned towns.'
City vets' planned strike over food reform, slated for Monday, could begin reducing supplies if it lasts more than two days.
Agreement between state and labor union will see 15,000 people working in public sector be employed directly by the government.
Meanwhile, labor dispute at Israel Chemicals to end after deal reached drastically slashing number of workers to be laid off.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces task force to examine unemployment in the south, headed by Arye Dery.
Economy Ministry says 103,553 work days lost due to strikes by workers; employee layoffs and cutbacks cited as primary cause for increase in labor action.
Marks another blow for striking teachers’ union.