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Foreign Ministry workers announce general strike: 103 embassies shut down
Ynet. ^ | 3/23/14 | Attila Somfalvi

Posted on 03/23/2014 8:07:27 PM PDT by Nachum

The Foreign Ministry's workers union has called for a general strike Sunday as part of an ongoing labor dispute. All 103 of Israel's embassies, consulates, and diplomatic delegations across the world will be closed, including the ministry's headquarters in Jerusalem.

The workers union added that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will not be able to enter his office.

The Foreign Ministry's employees have been engaged in a struggle to improve their working conditions for more than a year, and the struggle has led them to lock horns with the Finance Ministry, whom they claim refuses to acknowledge diplomats' rights and improve their salaries.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: foreign; israel; ministry; workers

1 posted on 03/23/2014 8:07:27 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: LucyT

Ping.


2 posted on 03/23/2014 8:09:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Nachum

Ron Reagan had the answer to this sort of drek.


3 posted on 03/23/2014 8:12:11 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Rembrandt

Reagan didn’t face the wrath of numerous coalition partners.
Do these public sector workers have juice with members of the govenment?


4 posted on 03/23/2014 8:36:53 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Nachum

Diplomats going on strike? That’s a new one.


5 posted on 03/23/2014 8:44:24 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Nachum
Can we get them to convince our State Department to go on strike too?
6 posted on 03/23/2014 9:32:53 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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7 posted on 03/24/2014 5:18:20 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: RitchieAprile

“Reagan didn’t face the wrath of numerous coalition partners.”

How was Reagan valued by the NYT, the Chgo Trib, the LA Times and their readers? What was the tenor of the propaganda?


8 posted on 03/25/2014 8:41:06 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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