Association of chambers of Commerce filed a national court of labour conflict an urgent claim with the requirement to issue a temporary ban on strike action by the public sector.
The Association asks the court to impose semi-annual moratorium on strike in the public sector and oblige the General Federation of trade unions and the Ministry of Finance during this time to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
In addition, the petition States that the issue of increasing administrative flexibility and mobility of public sector workers should be an integral part of the negotiations.
According to the lawsuit, from the beginning, this is the fourth threat of a major strike in Israel. «The market cannot operate under the constant threat of a strike, the very existence of which causes significant damage to the economy», — said in a statement.