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Poultry Processor to Remain in Operation

by 5m Editor
5 March 2009, at 7:59am

ISRAEL - Off Haemek, which was scheduled to close today, is to remain in operation for the time being.

The factory was set to close with 200 workers fired.

According to Globes, the management of the poultry processing company, Off Haemek, in Ramat Yeshai near Haifa has informed Histadrut, (General Federation of Labor in Israel) chairman, Ofer Eini, that it is prepared to postpone the planned closure of the factory and firing of its 200 workers.

Histadrut claims that there are contacts between Off Haemek's management and the government on the possibility of credit assistance to bring about the factory's recovery and continued employment of its workers.

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