Thursday, January 4, interior Minister Aryeh Deri told the Director of the office of Mordecai Cohen is urgent to check the situation in the municipality of Jerusalem in order to find a solution to the conflict between the municipality and the Ministry of Finance. After the inspection is completed, Cohen will give Sake recommendations of experts.
Earlier, the workers of the municipality of Jerusalem announced a General strike, which will begin at the end of the Sabbath, January 6.
The strike connected with the statement of the mayor of NIR Barkat about the intention to dismiss 2150 employees of the city hall.
Monday, January 1, the mayor of Jerusalem declared emergency program reductions. «Kahlon’s refusal to recognize the special needs of capital and once and for all resolve the issue of discrimination in the allocation of budget forces us to start this year an emergency program,» said Barkat.
The mayor stated that the Finance Ministry does not allow transfer of 105 million shekels, which were promised to the city in the context of the problem of the municipal budget.