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  1/9/2012, Tevet 14, 5772

Industrialists: 1,800 Layoffs September-October

The economics division of the Manufacturers Association reported, Monday, that 1,800 industrial workers were laid off between September and October 2011.

The figure represents a decline of half a percent in the number of employees, after an increase of about five percent in the number of employees since 2009.