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June 6, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
With its whole system of social services on the point of collapse, the Israeli government agreed Sunday to raise the pay of its 9,500 striking social workers by an average of $550 a month, almost doubling the salaries of three-quarters of them. Eli Ben-Gara, secretary general of the Israel Social Workers Union, said the 46-day strike had wrought "a very significant revolution" in forcing the government to rethink its spending priorities and treat social workers once again as professionals.
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June 6, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
With its whole system of social services on the point of collapse, the Israeli government agreed Sunday to raise the pay of its 9,500 striking social workers by an average of $550 a month, almost doubling the salaries of three-quarters of them. Eli Ben-Gara, secretary general of the Israel Social Workers Union, said the 46-day strike had wrought "a very significant revolution" in forcing the government to rethink its spending priorities and treat social workers once again as professionals.
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April 26, 1990 | MICHAEL POWELL, NEWSDAY
Covenant House, the nation's leading youth charity, is in a financial free fall spurred by a severe drop in donations. In New York, six key programs are threatened with the budget ax, including those for HIV-infected youths and for single mothers. And cornerstone programs, such as Under 21--which serves 220 youngsters who walk in off the street in New York each night--and Rights of Passage, could face budget gaps and massive layoffs, spokesman George Wirt said.
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April 26, 1990 | MICHAEL POWELL, NEWSDAY
Covenant House, the nation's leading youth charity, is in a financial free fall spurred by a severe drop in donations. In New York, six key programs are threatened with the budget ax, including those for HIV-infected youths and for single mothers. And cornerstone programs, such as Under 21--which serves 220 youngsters who walk in off the street in New York each night--and Rights of Passage, could face budget gaps and massive layoffs, spokesman George Wirt said.
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