90 % of Lebanon schools closed as Union goes on strike

The Union Coordinating Committee’s central sit-in kicked off on Monday from the al-Sanayeh region in down town Beirut  toward the Lebanese Central Bank in Hamra, LBC reported. For the second week disgruntled Lebanese public employees were expressing their outrage at the government’s delay in implementing a new system of wage increases.

Proposed new min. wage could bankrupt 80% of companies, report

Mohammad Shoucair , President of Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon told Al Nahar newspaper in remarks published on Wednesday that he rejects the proposal of General Labor Confederation Union leader Ghassan Ghosn over the increase in minimum wage stressing that such an increase will bankrupt 80 % of the […]