The National Labor Court accepted, Thursday, the request of the Finance Ministry, the Histadrut Labor Federation and the employers organizations to report to the court on Sunday on the status of negotiations on contract labor. The sides had been requested to report on Thursday.
In issuing the decision, the judges expressed their favorable view of the sides' efforts to reach an amicable agreement. The court will decide what to do after it receives depositions from the parties. The Histadrut is trying to arrange a reduction in the number of workers hired through personnel agencies without the job security and other benefits of being employees of the state or other employers.