Ports Authority court petition against Haifa Port strike
The Haifa Port operations workers have been on strike since before the Sukkot holiday in protest against a change in work arrangements. The change was decided a year ago.
The Israel Ports Authority today petitioned the Haifa District Labor Court for an urgent injunction against the strike that began in Haifa Port before the Sukkot holiday. The strike is continuing.
The Ports Authority claims that workers are conducting an illegal, unjustified wildcat strike, without prior warning or coordination with the Histadrut (General Federation of Labor in Israel). The Ports Authority added that the only explanation for the strike is ulterior motives on the part of the workers committee, which have nothing to do with work arrangements in the port
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