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Palestinian workers struggle to organise in settlement industrial zone

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Published: 20 February 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Court orders dismissed Palestinian union organizer be returned to work – Haggai Matar - +972 Magazine 18.02.16
The management at a West Bank auto repair shop tried to paint Hatem Abu Ziadeh as a ‘security threat’ for organising workers. After seven months of stalling, and a day after a report was published about that [see next item in this post], an Israeli court has finally ordered he be compensated and brought back to work.
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And see: Employer turns Palestinian union organizer into a 'security threat' – Haggai Matar - +972 Magazine 16.02.16
Hatem Abu Ziadeh spent almost 20 years working at an auto repair shop in a West Bank industrial zone. But once he began organising workers for better conditions, he was fired for ‘security-based reasons.’


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