The strike announcement followed reports that the company will announce as many as 3200 layoffs tomorrow.
Shari Arison, owner of Arison Investments, is Israel's wealthiest woman.
Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot is Israel's largest and most popular mortgage bank and the strike is affecting a lot of home buyers.
The back story of this wildcat strike is the fact that the Histadrut, Israel's umbrella organization of trade unions, is in the midst of an election campaign.
The animosity between management and the pilots in El Al is so severe, the two groups have been unable to sit in the same room together during negotiations.
The Histadrut is fighting the Jerusalem municipality over 170 sanitation workers who were laid off last week.
The Histadrut strike which was set to shut down Israel has been averted.
The airport workers; committees new excuse to shut down the airport is to hold a solidarity strike with the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
Update: The union has called off the strike after reaching an agreement with the Airport Authority.
The Labor Court will decide today whether to allow the strike.
The Israel postal workers' union has reached an agreement with the Finance Ministry, ending weeks of job actions across the country.
The national labor federation is expanding its postal strike in support of 1,500 workers at risk of losing their jobs.
The Histadrut national labor union has called off its planned shutdown of Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday morning, and workers of Israeli airlines have ended...
The Histadrut national labor union will shut down Ben Gurion Airport for five hours Tuesday morning in a solidarity move with employees of El...
An internal report predicts the collapse of El-Al.
Deri tried to prevent or suspend the appointment of a senior figure in Shas.
The Histadrut was protesting the conditions of contract workers in the public and private sectors. Under the agreement ending the walkout Sunday, contract workers will now receive pay raises and improved benefits.
Israel’s main labor union, the Histadrut, declared a general strike on Wednesday impacting services across the country.
I have long believed that the one time the Left is even more dangerous than when it is pursuing "peace" is when it suddenly gets all caring-pooh about the underprivileged.
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