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Global union hails Histadrut win in ports

According to the website of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), “News that unnecessary reform in the ports of Israel has been delayed is being welcomed by the ITF. Plans were announced earlier this year to open two new ports…

Union lobbies for better trucker wages in Israel

Unionists in Israel are embroiled in a dispute with the transport authorities in an effort to see better pay in the country’s trucking industry to help counteract the long hours culture. This is widely believed to lead to accidents, including…

Transport worker solidarity in Palestine and Israel

The International Transport Workers Federation has just posted onto YouTube this short video about the Histadrut-PGFTU joint project for Transport Workers. The project – mentored by the ITF – supports professional Palestinian truckers needing to get through military checkpoints. Click…