About a hundred workers of the enterprise «Negev Ceramics» in Yeruham blocked the exit from the plant for trucks with goods.
The workers are protesting against the fact that the plant’s management refuses to return them to work at the time of negotiations, however, continues to deliver the goods to suppliers.
We will remind, on October 13 the management of the group «Negev» announced the termination of the operation of the plant «Negev Ceramics» due to financial problems. According to the data released by the Directorate, the monthly losses of the company amount to about 2 million shekels, and the trade Union Committee refused to cooperate with the administration in developing programs to improve production efficiency.
140 employees received letters of dismissal. The Directorate has hired a security company to avoid seizure of the plant workers.
On 15 October the court of labour conflict Beersheba ordered to postpone by two weeks of dismissal of workers of the enterprise «Negev Ceramics» in Yeruham and to continue negotiations with the trade Union Committee.