Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  8/7/2013, Elul 1, 5773

Wildcat Strike of Israel RR Locomotive Drivers Today


Over 35 locomotive drivers on Israel Railways called in sick in a wildcat strike to protest the changing of their work schedules which also adds to their work hours.

Some trains may be cancelled as a result.

The railway management reacted by saying that the drivers will face disciplinary sanctions for their one-sided action and sent doctors to some drivers' homes to check the medical condition of those who called in sick.