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  11/8/2011, Cheshvan 11, 5772

Steinitz, Eini to Discuss Contract Labor


Chairman Ofir Eini of the Histadrut Labor Federation will host Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, Tuesday, as the two try to reach agreement regarding the hiring by the state and other employers of workers currently assigned, under contract by personnel agencies.

The National Labor Court ordered the two sides to renew negotiations on matter, Tuesday morning, and to report to the court, Thursday afternoon, on their progress. The Histadrut has threatened to call a general strike on Sunday if the matter is not resolved.