New Right: 'Histadrut leader is an obvious leftist'

Histadrut chairman joins Benny Gantz's new party, New Right slams Gantz for prioritizing connections over the average citizen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 9:38 PM

'Years from now, we'll all regret the major effect this has'

Histadrut Jurist Union Chairman Yitzchak Gordon explains why they emphatically protest proposed law change.Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2018, 2:20 PM

Jerusalem municipal strike ends

Municipal services resume in capital, following agreement to form committee to coordinate city's needs with Finance Ministry.Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2018, 3:54 PM

Israel strikes on Sunday

Strike includes Ben Gurion Airport, government offices, and municipalities, but excludes special education schools, public transportation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2017, 11:14 AM

Histadrut calls strike over Teva cuts

Histadrut to hold nationwide strike on Sunday following reports that troubled drug giant will cut thousands of jobs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 4:12 AM

Strike planned at Ben Gurion Airport cancelled

Massive potential strike at Ben Gurion Airport averted after Finance Ministry promises to listen to demands of airport workers.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 9:31 PM

Agreement reached on disabled persons' allowances

Following marathon negotiations, state and disabled person agree on plan to increase allowances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2017, 2:44 AM

In Histadrut elections, current leader beats Labor PM-wannabe

Final vote shows current leader Avi Nissenkorn with 62% vote, Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich with 38%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 7:10 AM

'Preparations for Trump's visit being neglected'

FM employees make good on threat and initiate sanctions, despite agreements reached regarding salaries. 'We want to see a signed document.'Mordechai Sones, 5/11/2017, 1:39 PM

Histadrut may declare country-wide strike on Tuesday

Histadrut to declare country-wide public sector strike if solution to communications crisis not found by Tuesday.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 4/23/2017, 10:38 AM

Communications agreement sparks work dispute

New work dispute includes all public sector employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2017, 12:46 PM

Work week to be shortened

Histadrut and employers reach agreement to reduce work week by one hour each week, allow employees to take off some Sundays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 6:09 PM

Shas supports Yachimovich as head of the Histadrut labor union

Shas signs agreement with former Labor party head to support her for head of Histadrut, add Shas delegates to her faction list.Arutz Sheva Staff , 3/24/2017, 11:42 AM

Was a deal made between Yechimovich and Cabel?

Knesset members deny reports and recordings of agreement that she run for Histadrut in exchange for supporting his Labor Party leadership.Mordechai Sones, 3/3/2017, 12:13 AM

Crane operators to strike Thursday

Crane operators will cease all activity Thursday to protest lack of employment benefits and rights and the safety hazards in their work.Orli Harari, 2/21/2017, 10:44 PM

Bus strike affects Egged lines in Jerusalem area

Egged drivers in Jerusalem area strike for 24 hoursArutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2017, 8:30 AM

Bezeq workers open work dispute

Bezeq workers protest Economics Committee decision, open work dispute.Ofer Rosenbaum, 12/11/2016, 12:48 PM

El Al management and pilots reach understandings

El Al pilots to receive pay raise and the company will cease chartering planes, as part of agreement to end recent crisis.Reut Hadar, 11/27/2016, 11:50 PM

Strike to shut down public transportation after Yom Kippur?

Bus strike in offing as Histadrut declares labor dispute after government refuses to renew subsidies.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 1:19 PM

Hundreds participate in May Day

Histadrut Chairman on Workers' Day: 'We will continue to bring genuine social change for Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 9:01 PM

Egged strike averted at the last moment following marathon talks

Histadrut and Egged management agree that drivers' wages will increase, thus averting a strike.Ido Ben Porat, 1/18/2016, 1:45 AM

Histadrut threatens Jerusalem Council over layoffs

In response to recent layoffs caused by lack of funding, Histadrut to open official grievance against the city, allowing for general strike.Ido Ben Porat, 1/3/2016, 8:34 AM

General strike averted after agreement reached

Finance Ministry and Histadrut reach an agreement on disputed issues, preventing a general strike that was to start at 6:00 a.m.Elad Benari, 12/23/2015, 7:15 AM

Watch: Israel Labor Federation plans general strike

From today's edition of ILTV. The Histadrut is planning a general strike starting Wednesday.ILTV, 12/23/2015, 2:44 AM

Ben Gurion to shut down tomorrow as nationwide strike begins

Nationwide public sector strike could spoil travel plans for thousands of Christian pilgrims heading to the Holy Land for Christmas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 6:14 PM

Nation-wide public sector strike to begin Wednesday morning

Chairman of the Histadrut labor union declares a strike which will include ‘millions of employees who struggle to make ends meet’Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 1:57 PM

Union: 'Mother of all strikes' to raise wages for Israelis

Half of Israelis don't even earn enough to require them to pay taxes - and that has to change, says the Histadrut.Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2015, 5:53 PM

Strikes Suspended in Broadcasting Authority Deal

Deal reached between Communications Ministry and Histadrut on law which would have seen the dismissal of hundreds of IBA employees.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/30/2015, 2:50 PM

Flights in Disarray Amid Ben Gurion Airport Strike

Labor Court commutes strike to half hour, though many flights already pushed forward or delayed on one of Ben Gurion's busiest days.Cynthia Blank, 8/30/2015, 8:34 AM

Jerusalem Light Rail on Strike

Employees, Histadrut accuse Light Rail management of 'bullying tactics'; Egged to increase bus service for the strike's duration.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/2/2015, 10:09 AM

Port Strike: 'Israel Loses By the Hour,' Says Official

Port workers in Haifa and Ashdod will continue strike on Thursday despite court order to return to work.Moshe Cohen, 5/28/2015, 8:35 AM

Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity Government

Head of Israel's workers' union argues unity government is only way to deal with challenges facing and division within Jewish state.Cynthia Blank, 4/26/2015, 8:47 AM

Minimum Wage to Be Raised to 5,300 Shekel

Fourth stage of gradual minimum wage raise program announced Monday, will take effect in 2017.Yishai Karov and Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2015, 8:59 PM

Over 2,000 Bring Be'er Sheva to a Halt Protesting Mass Lay-offs

Factory workers and residents block central streets in protest of ICL firing hundreds of workers, shutting down city services.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 12:18 PM

Massive Protest in Arad over Lack of Employment in South

Hundreds of factory and municipal workers take to the central square bringing southern city to standstill over work shortages.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 10:46 AM

Egged to Strike Monday

Commuters 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.Moshe Cohen, 1/25/2015, 9:49 AM

Pri Galil Workers Barricade Themselves Inside Factory

Following owners' decision to remain closed Sunday, workers barricade themselves inside factory.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 11:01 AM

Minimum Wage to Increase to NIS 5,000 Per Month

Officials on Sunday agreed on a framework to raise the minimum wage in Israel to NIS 5,000 per month for full-time workersMoshe Cohen, 12/28/2014, 10:22 PM

Train Workers Sabotage Engines in Work Dispute

Israel Railways complains Train Workers Council ordered workers to sabotage IC3 engines in privatization dispute; Council slams 'lies.'Ari Yashar, 12/23/2014, 6:29 PM

Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum Wage

PM Netanyahu, acting Finance Minister, stated Sunday that implementation to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 will begin in January.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/21/2014, 12:19 PM

Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 Shekels

Histadrut head and Manufacturers' Association president agree to gradual raise of 700 shekels completing in January 2017.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/3/2014, 10:38 AM

Shaked's 'Strike Limit Bill' to Keep Business, Politics Separate

Bill cleared by Ministerial Committee for Legislation to ensure that companies cannot strike to protest wide-ranging political causes.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/16/2014, 7:37 PM

Unions Warn of Strike Against State Companies

Histadrut announced industrial disputes with 11 government companies, in response to a Monday announcement on privatization.Arutz Sheva, 10/7/2014, 11:04 PM

Compromise Reached in Postal Workers' Strike

Israelis to get their mail again after weeks of chaos, as Finance Ministry compromises on massive layoff plan.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 1:26 PM

Britain's Largest Trade Union Joins Israel Boycott

UNITE trade union signs up to boycott of the Jewish state, if not entirely.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2014, 12:33 PM

Lapid, Erdan: TV Tax Getting the Axe

The Israel Broadcasting Authority will be completely revamped, and the dreaded TV tax will soon be a thing of the past, officials said.David Lev, 3/6/2014, 11:17 AM

Hadassah Strike to Continue, May Get Worse

Meeting between employees and management ends with no results. Hadassah employees threaten further strike action.Elad Benari, 2/14/2014, 1:45 AM

Rumors Fly over Labor Union Chief's Sudden Resignation

After eight years Ofer Eini suddenly steps down – normal job burnout, or sign of tension?Maayana Miskin, 11/5/2013, 6:55 PM

TEVA Asia Reaches Agreement with Israeli Labor Federation

Agreement Reached Between TEVA Asia and Israeli Labor Federation After Protests Against Poor Working ConditionsTova Dvorin, 10/27/2013, 12:38 PM

Teva Promises: Layoffs Will be Coordinated with Histadrut

After meeting with Histadrut chairman, pharmaceutical giant promises it will coordinate layoff plans.Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 2:15 AM

Eini Agrees to Delay Strike Announcement

Histadrut chairman agrees to delay announcement of work dispute after a meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 12:12 AM

Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports Law

Transportation Minister: If Eini wants a war, he’ll get a war.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:33 PM

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" workersDavid Lev, 6/6/2013, 4:43 PM

General Strike Planned for Next Week

Prime Minister: "No strike will deter us from carrying out reforms." Labor unions protesting budget cuts.Gil Ronen, 4/24/2013, 11:01 PM

Flights Moved Up in Anticipation of Airline Workers' Strike

Employees of Israel’s three airlines launched a strike at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning in protest against the Open Skies agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2013, 5:33 AM

Official: Union Work Dispute Could Mar Obama Visit

The director of the Defense Ministry is desperately appealing to workers not to undertake a work action during Obama's visit to IsraelDavid Lev, 3/14/2013, 12:58 PM

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.Gabe Kahn., 2/27/2012, 6:21 PM