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Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is cutting 14,000 workers 2017-12-15 [LA Times ]

Union Leader Calls for General Strike on Expected Teva Cutback Reports 2017-12-15 [Calcalist]

Union calls strike over thousands of expected Teva layoffs 2017-12-14 [The Times]

Benefits increase marks a partial victory for disabled people in Israel 2017-12-14 [Equal Times]

Histadrut threatens major strike to protest Teva cuts 2017-12-14 [Ynet]

Benefits increase marks a partial victory for disabled people in Israel 2017-12-14 [Equal Times]

Israeli Delegation Storms Out of Trade Summit After Lebanese Union Leader Criticizes Occupation 2017-12-13 [Al Bawaba]

Kiryat Shmona braces for Teva plant closure 2017-12-13 [Globes Israel ]

Teva to fire 500 managers in Israel 2017-12-12 [Globes Israel]

Most Teva Israel layoffs expected at Petah Tikva HQ 2017-12-11 [Globes Israel]

Construction worker dies at Rehovot building site - 33 such fatalities this year 2017-12-09 [Times of Israel]

COSATU strongly condemns US President Donald Trump for formally recognising the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital 2017-12-09 [COSATU]

Trump Jerusalem Announcement Reckless and Divisive 2017-12-08 [ITUC]

Labor dispute to shutter crossings with Gaza, West Bank on Sunday 2017-12-03 [Times of Israel]

PA-Israel border crossings to remain closed on Sunday due to labor dispute 2017-12-03 [JOL]

Teva Pharmaceutical reportedly set for major layoffs in Israel and the US 2017-11-23 [Reuters]

Defense Ministry Crossing Authority Employees Launch Sanctions 2017-11-30 [Yeshiva World News]

Ben-Gurion airport strike called off 2017-11-30 [Globes]

Teva Photo: AP facebook print send to friend comment Teva expected to lay off about 25% of its Israeli employees 2017-11-23 [Ynet News]

Israel sees record number of migrant workers over past five years 2017-11-07 [Jerusalem Post]

Strike to close Ben Gurion Airport over weekend 2017-11-29 [Globes]

Strike to close Ben Gurion Airport over weekend 2017-11-29 [Globes Israel]

Airport workers threaten Ben-Gurion strike on Shabbat 2017-11-29 [YNet]

Workers declare full strike at Ben Gurion Airport 2017-11-28 [Arutz Sheva]

Parliamentarians to Push Against Teva Layoffs in the Country 2017-11-27 [Calcalistech ]

Drug giant Teva cutting ties to Israel to survive 2017-11-27 [Ha’aretz]

Teva to cut up to 25% of Israel, 10% of U.S. workforce, report says 2017-11-26 [Bloomberg]

Teva plans over 1,000 layoffs in Israel 2017-11-24 [Globes Israel]

Teva to Cut Up to 25% of Israel Workforce, Calcalist Says 2017-11-24 [Bloomberg]

First Chinese construction company gets Israeli contract prepares to bring workers from China 2017-11-13 [Globes Israel]

Histadrut threatens general strike over nursing care insurance 2017-11-07 [Globes Israel]

Jews-only Work Listing Website Fined for 'Racial and Religious Discrimination' in Israel 2017-10-18 [Ha'arez]

Website fined for encouraging 'Jewish labor' 2017-10-18 [INN]

Sorry Ben Gurion, Israeli court says 'Hebrew Labor' is illegal 2017-10-18 [+972 magazine]

Flights delayed, baggage stuck in brief Ben Gurion seasonal workers’ strike 2017-10-16 [Times of Israel]

More disruptions at Ben Gurion Airport 2017-10-16 [Globes Israel]

Workers' union at Ben Gurion Airport launches surprise strike, refuse to unload luggage. 2017-10-16 [Israel National News]

Labor court freezes Negev Ceramics layoffs for 10 days 2017-10-16 [Globes Israel]

Factory owners use private security guards to keep workers out as Negev Ceramics closes - lays off 130 2017-10-15 [Jerusalem Post]

Exploiting Palestinian workers is not ‘economic peace’ 2017-10-13 [Al-Monitor]

SodaStream helps Palestinian workers by temporarily returning to West Bank 2017-10-12 [JOL]

SodaStream opens temporary production line for PA workers 2017-10-12 [INN]

Some Palestinian workers permitted to enter Israel amid holiday closure 2017-10-07 [Times of Israel]

Israel to Permit Entry of Palestinian Workers During Sukkot Holiday 2017-10-07 [Haaretz]

Must professional footballers be forced to play/work on Shabbat? 2017-10-04 [Jewish Chronicle ]

Keeping Palestinian Women in Israel on the Economic Margins 2017-10-02 [IMEMC]

Histadrut win. 2.5 years of protests end with pension pay rise for disabled 2017-09-29 [Ha'aretz]

Breakthrough Histadrut agreement wins increased pensions for disabled Israelis 2017-09-29 [Jerusalem Post]

Histadrut Still at Odds with Economy Minister over 4 Long Weekends for Workers 2017-09-28 [Ha'aretz]

Tel Aviv Waiters Are Mad as Hell - and now they're union organising 2017-09-20 [Ha'aretz]

This month in labour history

12-12-1920 The Histadrut - Israel's national trade union centre - is established in Haifa. [more]