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Israel Unions Call Off Planned General Strike

Israel’s main public sector union called off a general strike planned for Wednesday in protest at construction-site deaths, saying the government had agreed to approve safety standards.

The strike would have shut down airports, banks and government offices. A Finance Ministry spokeswoman confirmed that a deal had been reached in negotiations with the union on Tuesday.

This story "Israel Unions Call Off Planned General Strike" was written by Reuters.

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