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  12/7/2012, Kislev 23, 5773

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Railroad Workers

The Transport Workers Union of the Histadrut Labor Federation and the workers' committee of the Israel Railways signed a collective bargaining agreement at midnight, Friday morning.

Under the agreement, all railroad workers will get a signing grant of 12,000 shekels. A 20-percent salary hike will be spread out over a number of steps, as well as increases to be determined by the public sector.