Egged strike averted at the last moment following marathon talksHistadrut and Egged management agree that drivers' wages will increase, thus averting a strike.
Histadrut threatens Jerusalem Council over layoffsIn response to recent layoffs caused by lack of funding, Histadrut to open official grievance against the city, allowing for general strike.
General strike averted after agreement reachedFinance Ministry and Histadrut reach an agreement on disputed issues, preventing a general strike that was to start at 6:00 a.m.
Watch: Israel Labor Federation plans general strikeFrom today's edition of ILTV. The Histadrut is planning a general strike starting Wednesday.
Ben Gurion to shut down tomorrow as nationwide strike beginsNationwide public sector strike could spoil travel plans for thousands of Christian pilgrims heading to the Holy Land for Christmas.
Nation-wide public sector strike to begin Wednesday morningChairman of the Histadrut labor union declares a strike which will include ‘millions of employees who struggle to make ends meet’
Union: 'Mother of all strikes' to raise wages for IsraelisHalf of Israelis don't even earn enough to require them to pay taxes - and that has to change, says the Histadrut.
Strikes Suspended in Broadcasting Authority DealDeal reached between Communications Ministry and Histadrut on law which would have seen the dismissal of hundreds of IBA employees.
Flights in Disarray Amid Ben Gurion Airport StrikeLabor Court commutes strike to half hour, though many flights already pushed forward or delayed on one of Ben Gurion's busiest days.
Jerusalem Light Rail on StrikeEmployees, Histadrut accuse Light Rail management of 'bullying tactics'; Egged to increase bus service for the strike's duration.
Port Strike: 'Israel Loses By the Hour,' Says OfficialPort workers in Haifa and Ashdod will continue strike on Thursday despite court order to return to work.
Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity GovernmentHead of Israel's workers' union argues unity government is only way to deal with challenges facing and division within Jewish state.
Minimum Wage to Be Raised to 5,300 ShekelFourth stage of gradual minimum wage raise program announced Monday, will take effect in 2017.
Over 2,000 Bring Be'er Sheva to a Halt Protesting Mass Lay-offsFactory workers and residents block central streets in protest of ICL firing hundreds of workers, shutting down city services.
Massive Protest in Arad over Lack of Employment in SouthHundreds of factory and municipal workers take to the central square bringing southern city to standstill over work shortages.
Egged to Strike MondayCommuters who travel by bus in much of Israel will have to find another way to get around Monday, as Egged goes on strike for a day.
Pri Galil Workers Barricade Themselves Inside FactoryFollowing owners' decision to remain closed Sunday, workers barricade themselves inside factory.
Minimum Wage to Increase to NIS 5,000 Per MonthOfficials on Sunday agreed on a framework to raise the minimum wage in Israel to NIS 5,000 per month for full-time workers
Train Workers Sabotage Engines in Work DisputeIsrael Railways complains Train Workers Council ordered workers to sabotage IC3 engines in privatization dispute; Council slams 'lies.'
Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum WagePM Netanyahu, acting Finance Minister, stated Sunday that implementation to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 will begin in January.
Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 ShekelsHistadrut head and Manufacturers' Association president agree to gradual raise of 700 shekels completing in January 2017.
Shaked's 'Strike Limit Bill' to Keep Business, Politics SeparateBill cleared by Ministerial Committee for Legislation to ensure that companies cannot strike to protest wide-ranging political causes.
Unions Warn of Strike Against State CompaniesHistadrut announced industrial disputes with 11 government companies, in response to a Monday announcement on privatization.
Compromise Reached in Postal Workers' StrikeIsraelis to get their mail again after weeks of chaos, as Finance Ministry compromises on massive layoff plan.
Britain's Largest Trade Union Joins Israel BoycottUNITE trade union signs up to boycott of the Jewish state, if not entirely.
Lapid, Erdan: TV Tax Getting the AxeThe Israel Broadcasting Authority will be completely revamped, and the dreaded TV tax will soon be a thing of the past, officials said.
Hadassah Strike to Continue, May Get WorseMeeting between employees and management ends with no results. Hadassah employees threaten further strike action.
Rumors Fly over Labor Union Chief's Sudden ResignationAfter eight years Ofer Eini suddenly steps down – normal job burnout, or sign of tension?
TEVA Asia Reaches Agreement with Israeli Labor FederationAgreement Reached Between TEVA Asia and Israeli Labor Federation After Protests Against Poor Working Conditions
Teva Promises: Layoffs Will be Coordinated with HistadrutAfter meeting with Histadrut chairman, pharmaceutical giant promises it will coordinate layoff plans.
Eini Agrees to Delay Strike AnnouncementHistadrut chairman agrees to delay announcement of work dispute after a meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports LawTransportation Minister: If Eini wants a war, he’ll get a war.
New Law Would Forbid Strikes at Airport, Hospitals, Police, etc.The government appears ready to take on Israel's biggest unions with a law that forbids strikes by "essential" workers
General Strike Planned for Next WeekPrime Minister: "No strike will deter us from carrying out reforms." Labor unions protesting budget cuts.
Flights Moved Up in Anticipation of Airline Workers' StrikeEmployees of Israel’s three airlines launched a strike at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning in protest against the Open Skies agreement.
Official: Union Work Dispute Could Mar Obama VisitThe director of the Defense Ministry is desperately appealing to workers not to undertake a work action during Obama's visit to Israel
Katz Bows to The Histadrut Over 'Open Skies'Minister of Transportation Israel Katz agrees to meet Histadrut demands over a controversial 'open skies' deal with Europe.
Strike Ends. Israel Goes Back to NormalThe Histadrut national Labor Union announced ,shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday, an agreement with the government to end the strike.
Histadrut Strike Enters Third DayThe Histadrut Trade Union Federation continues to disrupt life in Israel for the third day in a row as it wrangles with the Finance Ministry
Impasse in Negotiations Means General Strike ContinuesDespite earlier optimism, an impasse in negotiations means general strike will continue at least until Sunday.
Report: Histadrut, Treasury Give Some, Take Some on Strike DealBoth the Histadrut and the Treasury gave up some ground in order to make a deal to end the two day general strike Thursday, reports said.
General Strike to End Within HoursAll night talks lead to agreement between Treasury and Histadrut. Strike expected to end within hours.
Airport Strikes, Contract Workers Continue to WorkThe Histadrut launched a general strike to help contract workers, but it was those contract workers who actually had to report to work.
Histadrut Launches General StrikeHistadrut labor union launches a general strike after failing to reach an agreement regarding the employment conditions of contract workers.
National Labor Strike Set for WednesdayThe Histadrut Labor Federation has set a general strike on Wednesday after the National Labor Court lifted an injunction imposed last week.
Labor Court Upholds Injunction Against General StrikeNational Labor Court rules that the Histadrut won't be allowed to launch a general strike for another three weeks.
NIS 1.1b Debt Write-off in Israel Military Industries DealA NIS 1.1b debt write-off for Israel Military Industries and retirement for 950 workers is proposed in a deal to privatize the company.
Steinitz: We're Prepared to Do a Lot for Contract WorkersThe government is prepared to do much in order to protect the rights of contract workers, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said.
Contract Workers: We Don't Want to Be SlavesWhy a general strike? The heads of the Histadrut national labor union explain: We don't want to be slaves.
National Labor Union Officially Launches General StrikeHistadrut launches general strike as of 6:00 a.m. (Israel time). Labor Court orders the strike to end at 10:00.
General Strike Threatens to Shut Down Israel MondayA labor court injunction is all that stands in the way of the first general strike in years. Banks and the airport will be shut down.
Planes, Trains, Busses, and Much More Set to Strike MondayIsraelis are likely to wake up to a nationwide strike of just about every public service and many private businesses on Monday morning.
General Strike Starting Monday, Including AirportsHistadrut labor federation shutting down much of public sector, in dispute over contract workers.
Train Strike Leads to 'Bus Man's (Busy) Holiday'The government has ordered an increase in the number of intercity buses to ensure that a train strike doesn't cripple the country.
Histadrut in Warning to TrajtenbergLabor Federation issues veiled warning: if Trajtenberg findings are “insufficient,” Histadrut will respond.
In Bid to Remain 'Relevant,' Histadrut Joins ProtestsIn what some observers called a bid by the Histadrut to remain relevant, the union held a rally calling for 'social justice.'
Major Labor Union Chairman Ofer Eini Joins Housing ProtestHistadrut Labor Union Head Ofer Eini says housing solutions are within reach. Is there a hidden agenda?