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Israeli workers on election day

Free elections are a rare event in the Middle East, and it is only in the last few years that Egyptians, Tunisians, Iraqis and others have had the chance to freely cast ballots for the candidates of their choice.  In…

Israel Owes Billions of Shekels to Palestinian Workers

The Jerusalem Post writes: “The government of Israel has siphoned over a billion shekels in money taken from Palestinian laborers for national insurance between 1970-1994, a report released on Wednesday states. According to the report, compiled by the workers’ rights…

Histadrut to allow migrant workers to join for first time

The Histadrut labor federation’s executive voted yesterday to accept migrant workers into the group as full members, the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz has reported. The decision will require the organization to amend its bylaws, which currently permit membership only to Israeli…