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      Archive: 12/31/2012

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        12/31/2012, Tevet 18, 5773

      Pelephone Strikers Continue Demonstrations

      About 800 employees of the Pelephone cellular telephone service continued their strike for recognition of unionizing efforts with the Histadrut Labor Federation on Monday. Workers held a military wake-up ceremony opposite the home of Pelephone chief Gil Sharon at 7:00 a.m., together with activists from the Dror movement, and said they would continue to demonstrate outside the company's customer-service centers.

      The strike is in its fourth week. The workers' committee issued a statement that read, "We will hold demonstrations every day until the management of Pelephone opens its eyes and understands that Pelephone has a committee."