Outsourcing and unions / Eini, repent your sins

07.10.2011                      10.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

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Outsourcing and unions / Eini, repent your sins

There's no doubt that subcontracted employees are at the bottom of Israel's labor market, neglected and taken advantage of.

Histadrut labor federation Chairman Ofer Eini's standing began to falter when the Labor Party left the coalition and split into two; and it continued as the nation was swept up in a grassroots social protest that had no connection to the labor federation.
Now, Eini's standing is being put to the test amid the medical residents' protest over their working conditions. Thus, it's no surprise that Eini chose this moment to launch a strike on Monday, with the stated goal of reducing the use of subcontracted workers….