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Israeli Arabs joining Arab general strike face dismissal

Strike called Tuesday to protest Israel's ongoing operation against Gaza. More & more Israeli Arabs expressing support for Hamas.

Israeli Arabs joining Arab general strike face dismissal

PA announces general strike

PA committee to hold general strike on Thursday in support of hunger striking terrorists.

PA announces general strike

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.

General strike averted after agreement reached

Watch: Labor Federation plans general strike

From today's edition of ILTV. The Histadrut is planning a general strike starting Wednesday.

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Eini Agrees to Delay Strike Announcement

Histadrut chairman agrees to delay announcement of work dispute after a meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Eini Agrees to Delay Strike Announcement

Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports Law

Transportation Minister: If Eini wants a war, he’ll get a war.

Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports Law

Impasse Means General Strike Continues

Despite earlier optimism, an impasse in negotiations means general strike will continue at least until Sunday.

Impasse in Negotiations Means General Strike Continues

General Strike to End Within Hours

All night talks lead to agreement between Treasury and Histadrut. Strike expected to end within hours.

General Strike to End Within Hours

Airport Strikes, Contract Workers Continue to Work

The Histadrut launched a general strike to help contract workers, but it was those contract workers who actually had to report to work.

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Histadrut Launches General Strike

Histadrut labor union launches a general strike after failing to reach an agreement regarding the employment conditions of contract workers.

Histadrut Launches General Strike

Court Upholds Injunction Against General Strike

National Labor Court rules that the Histadrut won't be allowed to launch a general strike for another three weeks.

Labor Court Upholds Injunction Against General Strike

Video: Ben Gurion Airport After the Short Strike

The general strike, short as it may have been, caused some line-ups and waiting times at the airport. The tourists took it well.

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Contract Workers: We Don't Want to Be Slaves

Why a general strike? The heads of the Histadrut national labor union explain: We don't want to be slaves.

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Labor Union Officially Launches General Strike

Histadrut launches general strike as of 6:00 a.m. (Israel time). Labor Court orders the strike to end at 10:00.

National Labor Union Officially Launches General Strike

Defense Ministry Employees to Join General Strike

The union of Defense Ministry employees announced it will join the general strike at 6:00 a.m. (Israel time) Monday.

Defense Ministry Employees to Join General Strike