According to this report in the Jerusalem Post, Histadrut leader Ofer Eini has joined the ranks of opponents to the leader of the Israeli Labour Party, Shelly Yacimovich. In a vote due to take place on 21 November, Labour Party members will choose a new leader — and Eini is reported to be backing the candidacy of Isaac Herzog, a member of Knesset and son of a former Israeli president. Yacimovich defeated former Histadrut leader Amir Peretz and ran a campaign based almost entirely on economic issues neglecting, in the views of her critics, other key issues such as the conflict with the Palestinians. Herzog claims that as a result of this, Labour did poorly in elections earlier this year. In its coverage of the race, Ha’aretz reports that while Eini backed Yacimovich when she ran against his predecessor, Peretz, he has changed his mind this time and is supporting Herzog.