Histadrut chair threatens to join housing protests

27.07.2011                      25.Tammus, 5771

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Histadrut chair threatens to join housing protests

Eini: Netanyahu gov't must return hope to nation; tent protest served eviction notice in s. Tel Aviv.

Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini pledged support Wednesday for demonstrators protesting across the country for affordable housing, saying the Histadrut would join protests "at all levels" if the government did not invite the labor organization to discuss real solutions to the issues facing the middle and lower classes, Israel Radio reported.
Eini demanded that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government "return hope to the nation," which is filled with couples and families who struggle to "finish the month," even on salaries of NIS 14-15,000….