Israel’s doctors to resume nation-wide strikes

10.08.2011                      10.Aw-Elul, 5771


Israel's doctors to resume nation-wide strikes

Israel Medical Association has decided to expand strike action to include community clinics of the Clalit health maintenance organization, something it had done only a few times in recent months.

The Israel Medical Association is returning to stepped-up strike action. There will be work stoppages in all public hospitals tomorrow, and a general strike in hospitals is planned for Sunday.
The IMA is resuming the strike action it has carried out since April, while in parallel conducting negotiations with the treasury in line with the Supreme Court's ruling Tuesday. A panel of three justices granted the doctors and the treasury one more week for continuing their negotiations….