Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  11/17/2011, Cheshvan 20, 5772

Court Breaks to Let Specialists Mull Proposal


Judges of the Supreme declared a recess, Thursday afternoon, in the hearing on a petition by medical specialists to allow them to resign in protest of their working conditions, as spelled out in the lastest collective bargaining agreement between the Israel Medical Association and the government. The justices proposed that the two sides consider mediation under a specified schedule.

The number of doctors submitting their resignations reached 315, as of Thursday.