Tag Archive for Egypt

Egypt: New unions taking hardline anti-Israel stance?

According to a statement making the rounds on the net, the new independent Egyptian trade unions have taken a hardline anti-Israel stance. If true, this is not good news — and not just for Israel. According to this website ,…

Histadrut backs minimum wage hike

The leader of Israel’s national trade union center — the Histadrut — has expressed support for the proposal to raise the country’s minimum wage.  That proposal was made in a private member’s bill submitted by former Histadrut leader Amir Peretz.…

Prominent Egyptian journalist defies union warning on Israel

The Egyptian journalist union has backed away from their original threat to expel  a high profile member of their union  who had invited  the Israeli Ambassador, Shalom Cohen,  to her house. Instead the Egyptian Journalist Syndicate issued her with a…