Workers attempt to disrupt ICL bromine operations in job cuts protest

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 04 November 2014

The Israeli bromine and fertiliser producer has threatened to slash investment and jobs in Israel if a new tax regime requiring it to pay up to 42% of its profit to government is adopted – a position which has sparked anger from workers and looks likely to reduce ICL’s output from Israel-based operations.

Industrial activists have attempted to block shipments from Israel Chemicals Ltd’s (ICL) production facilities in southern Israel in protest against the company’s plans to cut jobs and streamline business operations, local media outlets have reported.

ICL workers were said to be trying to disrupt both the...

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