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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 walk away from negotiations – strike continues

The Israeli nurses continue with their strike despite reaching an agreement on pay with the Finance Ministry.  The nurses, who have been on strike for 16 days, are unhappy with the government proposal for a timetable for the pay increase…

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…

Nurses strike enters second week; Netanyahu “has dried up public health system”

Israel’s nurses have begun their second week on strike as no progress has been reported in negotiations with the Treasury. According to some reports, the nurses are threatening to intensify their actions, effectively shutting down all but emergency procedures in…

Israeli nurses to hold “warning strike” on Sunday

First it was the general strike which paralyzed the country for four days.  Then postal workers threatened action in the fight against privatization.  This week, railway workers were in the news as the Histadrut tried to broker a deal over…