The solitary work of a trucker entails long hours, poor pay and dangerous conditions. One trade union is attempting to organize drivers in a sector which is crucial to the Israeli economy. By Alon Aviram Haifa - At the largest of Israel’s seaports, heavy haulage trucks operate day and night, continuously working to transport imports and exports across the country. A stench of diesel fumes hangs in the port, and the sounds of shifting gears and screeching brakes are constant. Over 10,000 heavy vehicle drivers are employed in haulage in Israel. Unionization is scarce, and work conditions are grizzly. Long…Read More...
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RT @Ha_Matar: March on its way back to Levinski. Two and a half hours of running and chanting: no more prison, we want freedom!!
Israelis help African asylum seeker who was pepper sprayed during the march in Tel Aviv, http://t.co/wc5353CuHN http://t.co/AVqca0Vm49
RT @Ha_Matar: Non-stop demo. #MarchForFreedom u-turns. More than 3000 asylum seekers running back from Kikar Moshavot to Rotchild
PHOTO: Hundreds of African asylum seekers now protesting 'freedom march' arrests in Tel Aviv http://t.co/wc5353CuHN http://t.co/qfHZNYWSoE