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  • Israeli public sector strike against piggish capitalism held up

    The public sector strike planned for Monday morning aimed to end one of  the worst economic injustices in Israel - the criminal exploitation of "outsourced" laborers. The government opposes the strike because it is the country's largest employer of these 21st century slaves. UPDATE: The National Labor Court ruled early Monday morning that the strike must end by 10 A.M., after which negotiations must resume between the Histadrut national labor federation and government, which got nowhere overnight. If no agreement is reached by Thursday, the public sector strike will go ahead, barring a second, less likely court intervention. If ever a public sector strike in Israel were…

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