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The government ran into opposition from both labor and management Thursday in its attempt to levy new taxes in various forms to raise revenue and stem inflation. Histadrut said no to a compulsory loan program based on a worker’s entire wages. Employers meanwhile balked at paying a five percent payroll tax.

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