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        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.