A demonstration in Tel-Aviv against outsourcing and privatization (Photo: Histadrut)

Labor Federation Okays Work Disputes against Privatization

Every day more government workers are rushing to join driving test examiners who continue to protest the Transport Ministry’s plan to authorize the privatization of driving license testing. Several weeks ago, the ministry advertised a tender for private groups to test prospective drivers on their on-road skills. According to Histadrut Chairman Avi Nissenkorn: “We cannot…

Drilling platform at the Tamar natural gas field

MK Khenin: Antitrust Commissioner’s Resignation – Victory for Gas Tycoons & Their Puppets in the Government

Antitrust Authority director general Prof. David Gilo yesterday, May 25, announced his resignation, after the cabinet approved an arrangement for the natural gas industry which Gilo regards as improper. Gilo said, “My decision is a result of a number of considerations, most importantly the report that the cabinet, particularly the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry…