Hadassah Hospital Strike Widens Over Unpaid Salaries, Deficit

02/09/2014 - 19:00

JERUSALEM — Non-medical personnel and nurses joined doctors in a strike against Hadassah Medical Center.

Hadassah To Cut 200 Jobs At Hospital

05/06/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Hadassah Medical Center is preparing to lay off some 200 doctors, nurses, administrative, maintenance and clerical workers this month, and its parent organization may this summer begin pumping in perhaps more than $10 million as the hospital continues struggling for its very survival, The Jewish Week has learned.

The hospital is now bracing for a threatened employee strike once the layoffs are announced.

Hadassah will be pumping $200 million into its Jerusalem Hospital to keep its doors open. Hadassah photo

Kosher Vendor Must Pay Workers $1 Million

06/19/2003 - 20:00
Staff Writer
A major kosher food distributor will pay more than $1 million in compensation to workers who went on strike over inadequate wages two years ago, in a settlement brokered by Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. But the Brooklyn-based Tuv Taam Corp., which packages frozen meals, may be in for a bigger hit when the National Labor Relations Board rules on a separate longstanding case alleging that members were punished for trying to unionize.

Rabbis Create Cemetery Task Force

06/25/1998 - 20:00
Staff Writer
The New York Board of Rabbis has agreed to a union request to help resolve the 11-week-old strike and lockout of 340 cemetery workers at eight area Jewish cemeteries. At the same time, the rabbis said they hoped to resolve longstanding problems their congregants have encountered over the years at cemeteries.
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