‘Women’s Strike’ platform demands ‘decolonization of Palestine’

Feminist strike platform inserts non-women's issue - 'Palestine' - into agenda.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 3/9/2017, 7:32 AM

Jerusalem strike suspended

PM speaks with Jerusalem mayor requesting he end strike. Barkat agrees to request, orders cessation of sanctions in city.Uzi Baruch, 1/31/2017, 7:36 PM

'Jerusalem residents are captives in a childish battle'

Yesh Atid MK calls on J'lem Mayor and Finance Minister to settle disagreements as municipal strike continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 2:38 PM

'Find a solution and end the Jerusalem strike now'

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri intervenes in effort to end ongoing Jerusalem strike that has shut down garbage removal, closed kindergartens.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2017, 9:56 AM

Jerusalem kindergartens shut down as strike expands

The Jerusalem Municipality has announced that kindergartens will not function today, as battle against Finance Ministry continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 8:20 AM

Jerusalem strike against Treasury widens

Municipality to continue strike over refusal of Treasury to provide allocated funds needed to run the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 9:43 PM

Teachers Union to stage warning strike

School begins tomorrow at 11 to protest non-payment of full salaries to thousands of workers. Special education institutions not affected.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2017, 7:30 PM

Localities in Israel to strike as of 6:00 a.m.

Municipal services in localities across Israel to be shut down as of 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2016, 3:43 AM

Egged bus drivers threaten to 'shut down the country'

'If the government doesn't deliver subsidies by next week,' demonstrators warn, 'we will shut the country down.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 1:27 PM

Day care centers strike averted

Day care center administrators decide on strike but after meetings with Welfare Ministry officials, strike is averted.Orly Harari, 9/12/2016, 5:10 PM

"Doctors' strike - illegitimate"

Rabbi Ido Rachnitz questions the religious legitimacy of the ongoing doctors' strike.Hezki Baruch, 8/11/2016, 11:16 PM

Doctors to begin strike on Thursday morning

Hospitals to operate on Shabbat schedule after negotiations to avert strike fail.Elad Benari, 8/11/2016, 3:55 AM

Surprise strike hits Israel's courts

Employees of the judicial system announce a strike affecting courts across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 12:42 PM

Driving testers' strike comes to an end

Jerusalem labor court temporarily bars privatization plans in Transportation Ministry, orders testers back to work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 3:50 PM

Driving instructors block Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway

As the nation's driving testers remain on strike for two months, instructors are fighting back with a unique road closure.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2016, 2:55 PM

Driving test strike: 30 thousand tests cancelled

According to the Ministry of Transportation, 29,400 driving test have been cancelled as a result of the driving testers' strike.Shoshana Miskin, 4/17/2016, 7:32 PM

Teacher's Union to strike until 10 a.m. Wednesday

In junior high as well as high schools, teachers who are part of the teacher's union will strike due to unfulfilled promises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 9:02 AM

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

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

‘Superbus’ on strike Thursday

All normal operating lines will be halted Thursday from 4 a.m. to midnight affecting both Emerkim and Jerusalem routes.Shoshana Miskin, 12/17/2015, 8:20 AM

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

Campaign to Keep Arab Pro-Terror Stores Closed

Arab citizens of Israel declare strike to protest in support of terror; in response, 'shaming' campaign calls to share photos of the stores.Reut Hadar, 10/13/2015, 8:01 AM

Jerusalem Threatens School Shutdown

Municipality and teachers' organizations warn they need budget for full-day security - or else they won't hold classes starting Thursday.Ari Yashar, 10/6/2015, 9:45 PM

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

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

Could Gas Price Jump Two Weeks Before Election Affect Results?

After four straight months of falling gasoline prices, the party appears to be over for Israeli drivers. Will it affect how they vote?Moshe Cohen, 2/22/2015, 8:09 PM

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

Israel's Second Largest Bus Company on Strike

Tens of thousands of Israelis were without rides Thursday, as over 1,800 drivers for the Kavim bus company went on strike.Yaakov Levi, 12/18/2014, 9:54 AM

'Angel' May Strike; Bread Supply Could Dry Up

Bread could be in short supply in Israel within a few weeks, as the Histadrut took the first step to declaring a strike at Angel BakeriesMoshe Cohen , 11/30/2014, 8:43 PM

Arab Sector Strikes, Blame Aharonovich for Shooting Israeli Arab

'Solidarity strike' for eliminated terrorist in Arab sector; Arabs - like Jews - blame Aharonovich for security spiraling out of control.Tova Dvorin, 11/9/2014, 1:16 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

Ben Gurion Workers May Go on Strike Again

Workers at Ben Gurion Airport are gearing up for another strike, fearing they will be on the hook for a huge royalty payment.Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2014, 4:05 PM

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday, in Solidarity with Postal Workers

Legal services to stop in law offices, as well as some mail service, to push fledgling postal workers' strike toward a compromise.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 9:07 PM

Expect Long Delays: Ben Gurion Goes on Strike

Airports Authority workers decided that Thursday morning is the right time for a wildcat strike.Moshe Cohen, 9/18/2014, 10:23 AM

Ben Gurion Airport to Strike for Three Hours Thursday

Move in solidarity with postal workers' strike could damage the Israeli economy, leave travelers stranded.Tova Dvorin, 9/17/2014, 6:50 PM

Gush Etzion Head: We Deserve Mail As Much as Tel Aviv

Gush Etzion residents are not second-class citizens, said Davidi Perl - and a mail strike causing them suffering must be resolved.Moshe Cohen, 9/14/2014, 5:46 PM

Channel One Off the Air, May Stay Off for Awhile

The Israel Broadcasting Authority went off the air Monday, in protest of a plan to close it down next year.Yosef Berger, 6/2/2014, 7:12 PM

Budget Cuts? Hebrew University Students Fight Back

Protests erupt on Mount Scopus campus after Humanities department cuts funds for second time in three years.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2014, 5:31 PM

Doctors, Govt. Make Progress to Save Failing Hadassah Hospital

Doctors, the state, and hospital management reach understanding on a potential final deal to end ongoing labor dispute.Yosef Berger, 5/15/2014, 10:00 AM

El Al Pilots' Strike Ends

El Al management reaches agreement with pilots that brings an end to strike.Benny Moshe, 5/12/2014, 12:15 AM

Doctors Turn Down Hadassah Deal

Doctors reject a deal to try and put Hadassah Ein Kerem's bankrupt budget under control - practically guaranteeing new strikes.Yosef Berger, 5/11/2014, 8:44 PM

Postal Workers in Central Israel go on Strike

Mail will not be delivered in Tel Aviv and central Israel, in protest of planned streamlining.Oranit Etzer, 4/28/2014, 11:40 AM

Ashdod Port Workers Find More Reasons to Slow Work

Ashdod Port workers have decided they don't want to unload certain kinds of ships - and management is furious.Yaakov Levi, 3/27/2014, 8:51 PM

Strike for the Future: Students Outraged Over Internship Fiasco

Threatened with joblessness, students from one of Israel's most highly sought-after degrees push back.Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2014, 10:46 AM

Driver's License Bureau to Strike Thursday

Labor dispute between Bureau, Ministry of Transportation stalls; employees respond by closing offices all day Thursday.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 7:56 PM

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

FM Workers ‘Wish PM Would Get Involved’ in Dispute

Foreign Ministry workers say they wish the prime minister would get involved in the current dispute that has affected embassies worldwide.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2013, 2:04 PM

Ministry Tells Israelis Abroad: Forget Consulates, Try Chabad

Israeli diplomatic institutions abroad are all but shut down due to a strike. Consulates won't help Israelis, but Chabad willDavid Lev, 6/25/2013, 10:51 PM

Foreign Ministry Workers Block Visas, Part of Job Slowdown

Foreign ministry workers refuse to carry out consular functions around the world, due to a dispute over wages and working conditions.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2013, 1:12 PM

Union: Airport Cargo Workers Will Strike Before Taking Cuts

There could be trouble down the road for travelers who use Ben Gurion Airport, both for flights and for cargo shipmentsDavid Lev, 6/9/2013, 5:16 PM

Ya'alon: Israel Not Getting Involved in Syrian Civil War

Israel is not getting involved in Syria's civil war, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/7/2013, 7:26 PM

BBC Journalists Go On Strike

BBC journalists began a 24-hour strike in protest of compulsory redundancies, causing possible disruption to the broadcaster's output.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2013, 4:02 PM

PM Stresses: Only US Attack Can Halt Iranian Nuclear Program

Netanyahu: Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities could cause "significant damage" but only a US attack could halt operations. , 1/30/2013, 2:33 PM

Planned School Bus Strike Will Leave 152,000 Kids Stranded

Drivers of New York's yellow school buses plan to go on strike Wednesday, leaving 152,000 children without transportation. , 1/15/2013, 11:27 AM

Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Israel's nurses were back at work Thursday morning, after a lengthy strike by nurses was settled with a new work agreement.David Lev, 12/20/2012, 9:02 AM