News Briefs

  2/8/2012, Shevat 15, 5772

Steinitz, Eini Hold Decisive Meeting

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini began a meeting late Tuesday night, in a final attempt to reach an understanding on the issue of contract workers and prevent the general strike expected to start Wednesday morning.

An emerging agreement between the Histadrut and private employers has accelerated the negotiation process with the Treasury.