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Mar 01, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

El Al labor reps scramble after airline says it may lay off 1,000


El Al’s labor union will convene an emergency meeting of the national carrier’s workforce Sunday, after the airline said it was formulating a plan to fire some 1,000 people, nearly one-sixth of its workers, due to financial losses caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

After the firing announcement Thursday, representatives of the employees and the Histadrut umbrella labor union met with El Al management for talks that lasted late into the night, but did not reach any agreements on the planned layoffs.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)


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