Tag Archive for Israel

Nurses strike ends with ‘historic’ deal

The 17 day old nurses strike in Israel has ended with a ‘historic’ deal with nurses, say observers.  The nurses have received a 14% pay rise over the next 4.5 years.  Nurses are expected to return to work today. According…

Nurses strike continues as gov’t comes under fire

Negotiations have resumed in the Israeli nurses strike following a labour court decision not to grant the government’s request for a back-to-work order.   The nurses have eased off slightly on their sanctions as more public figures and organizations come…

COSATU delegation to join the Gaza Freedom March!

The South African trade union national centre, COSATU, has just released this media statement. This new years eve, 31 December 2009, thousands of people and activists from all over the world will gather in Gaza for a historic march against…

IFJ and National Federation of Israeli Journalists

The dispute over the the journalists global union federation expelling their Israeli sisters and brothers continues to attract a lot of attention in cyberspace. For the 2nd day in a row the International Federation of Journalists have issued a statement…