TITLE

Social workers' strike: confronting a privatized state

AUTHOR(S)
Adiv, Assaf
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Challenge (07924143);2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses highlights of the strike of the Social Workers' Union (SWU). The leadership of the SWU rejected the collective agreement proposed by Histadrut trade union on March 20, 2011. It discusses the issues that led to the strike on March 6, including low wages of public sector social workers and the privatization of social services with the author contending that the strike exposed the defects of neo-liberal capitalism.
ACCESSION #
61233452

 

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