Teachers and Public Transportation Unions go on strike

Tow strikes are expected to take place in Lebanon… One on Wednesday and another on Thursday

Teachers Union chief Nehme Mahfoud told MTV on Tuesday that “teachers will go on strike Wednesday May 18 in all private schools in Lebanon.”

“The teachers will abide by the syndicate’s decision to strike ,” he said

“The syndicate cares for students and their families, but the status quo can no longer be accepted.”

Also on Tuesday, bus ( and and other public transportation vehicles) owners’ Union issued a joint statement voicing their support for the general strike called for by ground-transport unions for Thursday, May 19.