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  12/12/2011, Kislev 16, 5772

Upper Nazareth Plant Workers Unionize to Fight Closure

About 160 employees of the Salina Industries factory in Natzrat Ilit organized under the Histadrut Labor Federation, Monday, after owners of the factory announced, over the weekend, that they could not pay salaries and were closing the factory.

Salina makes plastic bags for the food industry. Workers started sanctions over the weekend, barricading themselves in the factory and not allowing merchandise out.