Tag Archive for Pelephone

Victory at Pelephone as company agrees to union representation

In a major victory for the trade union movement, Israel’s Histadrut was last night recognized by the mobile phone carrier Pelephone as the representative of its workers following a long dispute. A joint statement issued by the employer and the…

Histadrut calls mass demo to show solidarity with Pelephone workers

The fight to unionize Pelephone, the Israeli mobile phone carrier, continues to dominate labour news from the country.  Today (Thursday), the Histadrut is holding a rare street demonstration in the heart of Tel Aviv in solidarity with the organizing campaign…

Struggle intensifies at Pelephone as Bezeq workers join the fight

In an inspiring example of solidarity, organized workers at Bezeq, the Israeli telecommunications giant, have joined up with those fighting for union recognition and a contract at Pelephone, the mobile carrier. According to a report in Globes last week, the…

Strike at Pelephone enters second week

Yesterday marked the end of the first week of the strike at the Israeli mobile phone company Pelephone.  The strike came about when the Histadrut successfully organized the workforce three months ago, but the management refused to enter into negotiations…