IRL 421 - Definitions - Israeli Industrial Relations

Definitions: Israel

Coordinating Bureau of Economic Associations - CBEA -the central body of Israeli employers and employer associations

Histadrut - General Organization of Workers in Israel - the central organization of Israeli trade unions and Israeli workers

Kibbutz - a predominantly agricultural producer cooperative that attempts to bring principles of democracy and egalitarianism to all aspects of economic, social, and political life

Likud - coalition of conservative and religious parties

Manufacturers Association of Israel - MAI - largest and most influential employer association

Workers Committee - the plant level form of worker representation in Israel

Zionism - a world-wide Jewish movement for the establishment of a national homeland for Jews in Palestine