Israeli bosses demand legal action against general strike

Israeli public sector workers' picket line in 2003

An almost total shutdown of Israeli industry following a general strike has been threatened with legal action after The Manufacturers Association and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce have asked the National Labour Court to end the strike.

General strike in Israel

A general strike has broken out in the Israeli public sector following the collapse of negotiations.

More strikes in Israel

Following our report of teachers' and baggage handlers' strikes in Israel at the end of last month, there have been further strikes involving civil servants, bank, university and airport workers this month.