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        11/3/2011, Cheshvan 6, 5772

      Students to Strike over Contract Workers


      Chairman Itzik Shmuli of the national student union announced, Thursday evening, that the association stood by the Histadrut Labor Federation on the matter of contract labor, The Histadrut has threatened to call a general strike next week if the government does not do anything to reduce or eliminate the phenomenon.

      Shmuli said the student union was working with the labor union and that students at the state's universities and some of the colleges will strike in conjunction with the labor strike.