Nurses abandon posts as labor dispute drags into 9th day

11.12.2012                      27.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 3

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Nurses abandon posts as labor dispute drags into 9th day

Histadrut chairman Eini repeats call for Netanyahu to intervene in labor crisis as nurses move to reduced schedules; government agencies threaten restraining orders against nurses to block further sanctions.

Nurses across the country began abandoning their hospital posts Tuesday morning in a move meant to spur the Treasury in stalled labor negotiations, as the crisis dragged into its ninth-day. Limited numbers of nurses remained staffed in intensive care and medication administration, but moved out of other wards altogether in a planned four-hour intensification of the strike….