Histadrut

  • histadrut
    full namegeneral federation of labour in israel
    native nameההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ ישראל
    hahistadrut haklalit shel haovdim b'eretz yisrael
    founded1920; 100 years ago (1920)
    members650,000
    affiliationituc
    key peoplearnon bar-david, chairperson
    office locationtel aviv, israel
    countrywww.histadrut.org.il

    histadrut or the general organization of workers in israel originally (hebrew: ההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ ישראל, hahistadrut haklalit shel haovdim b'eretz yisrael) is israel's national trade union center, representing the majority of trade unionists in the state of israel.

    established in december 1920 in mandatory palestine, it soon become one of the most powerful institutions in the yishuv (the body of jewish residents in the region prior to the establishment of the state).

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Histadrut
Full nameGeneral Federation of Labour in Israel
Native nameההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ ישראל
HaHistadrut HaKlalit shel HaOvdim B'Eretz Yisrael
Founded1920; 100 years ago (1920)
Members650,000
AffiliationITUC
Key peopleArnon Bar-David, chairperson
Office locationTel Aviv, Israel
Countrywww.histadrut.org.il

Histadrut or the General Organization of Workers in Israel originally (Hebrew: ההסתדרות הכללית של העובדים בארץ ישראל, HaHistadrut HaKlalit shel HaOvdim B'Eretz Yisrael) is Israel's national trade union center, representing the majority of trade unionists in the State of Israel.

Established in December 1920 in Mandatory Palestine, it soon become one of the most powerful institutions in the Yishuv (the body of Jewish residents in the region prior to the establishment of the state).