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

Qatari PM: Israel's 'Vicious Attack Must Not Pass Unpunished'

Qatari Prime Minister warns that Israel's retaliatory strikes on terrorists in the Gaza Strip must not go unpunished.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/15/2012, 3:08 PM

Court Orders End to Strike, Ma'ariv Employees Back to Work

An Israeli court ordered employees of the daily newspaper Ma'ariv to end their strike and return to work Wednesday afternoon. Annie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 8:09 PM

Egg Producers: Pay Us More, Or We'll Break Them

Within days, they Israelis will begin to notice a shortage of eggs due to a strike called by egg producers.David Lev, 11/5/2012, 12:45 AM

Cottage Cheese to Return as Tnuva Workers Freeze Strike

Workers at dairy giant Tnuva have called a temporary stop to sanctions, allowing for delivery of cottage cheese before Passover.Maayana Miskin, 3/30/2012, 11:12 AM

Strike Ends. Israel Goes Back to Normal

The Histadrut national Labor Union announced ,shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday, an agreement with the government to end the strike. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/12/2012, 9:03 AM

Fifth Day of Strike: Bus Service Limited

General strike, Day 5: Garbage piles up, Egged reduces bus service, but trains are running and planes are flying.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/12/2012, 7:59 AM

Report: Histadrut, Treasury Give Some, Take Some on Strike Deal

Both 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.David Lev, 2/9/2012, 1:17 PM

General Strike: Prepare for the Worst and Hope for the Best

Israel may face another general strike Wednesday morning barring a last-minute solution. Flights from Ben Gurion Airport will be grounded.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/7/2012, 11:58 AM

National Labor Strike Set for Wednesday

The Histadrut Labor Federation has set a general strike on Wednesday after the National Labor Court lifted an injunction imposed last week.Chana Ya'ar, 2/5/2012, 1:23 PM

Local Councils Suspend Strike, Puts an End to Free Parking

Local towns and cities reached end the two-day-old strike that left garbage piling up and motorists free to park without fear of fines. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/18/2012, 9:56 AM

Israeli Cities on Strike against Government

Israel’s major cities and more than 250 towns and local councils are on strike. Schools open. No garbage collection; no parking tickets. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/16/2012, 8:51 AM

Treasury, Medical Residents Reach Compromise

Is the crisis in Israel's hospitals coming to an end? The medical residents and the Treasury have reached compromises.Elad Benari, 12/6/2011, 5:14 AM

Steinitz: We're Prepared to Do a Lot for Contract Workers

The government is prepared to do much in order to protect the rights of contract workers, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said.David Lev, 11/8/2011, 3:19 PM

General Strike Threatens to Shut Down Israel Monday

A 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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/6/2011, 11:12 AM

Planes, Trains, Busses, and Much More Set to Strike Monday

Israelis are likely to wake up to a nationwide strike of just about every public service and many private businesses on Monday morning.David Lev, 11/5/2011, 9:43 PM