On Friday, August 11, agreement was reached about the rights of the employees of the bus company «egged». About it reports a press-service of the Israeli Federation of trade unions of the «Histadrut».
The agreement establishes a mechanism for enhancing the wages of drivers. For many years the salary of drivers in the public transport sector accounted for 32 shekels per hour. Last year it increased to 39 shekels. According to the salary table’s for each year of experience salary will be increase by 1%.
We also plan to increase salaries for administrative and commercial employees.
According to the Chairman of the «Histadrut» AVI Nissenkorn, this agreement «will change the face of public transport in Israel.»