Sundays-off bill is dead ‘unless labor laws reformed’

A senior government official says that an initiative to implement several long weekends a year will not advance unless the Histadrut is willing to allow substantial reform to the Law for Work and Rest Hours.

A committee headed by Director-General of the Prime Minister’s Office Eli Groner to examine the possibility of instituting several long weekends a year recently completed its work and presented its recommendations to the cabinet on Sunday.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Sundays-off-bill-is-dead-unless-labor-laws-reformed-477820

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