Lebanon Education Minister Hassan Diab revealed on Tuesday that the secondary and middle school official exams will most likely be postponed due to the strike by the Union Coordination Committee . He said after meeting with PM Najib Mikati that despite the postponement the schools should complete the academic curriculum.
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.
The Syndicate Coordination Committee staged a nationwide strike on Thursday to protest the cabinet’s failure to discuss the controversial new wages scale. “The government backed down on its commitments… The SCC will
The Syndicate Coordination Committee, a coalition of private and public school teachers and public sector employees will hold a meeting on Friday at 3:00 p.m. to decide on its position toward the cabinet’s approval of wages scales and wages hikes for the public sector. The meeting will be held at the secondary school in the […]
Lebanon’s labor minister Charbel Nahhas told a local radio station Wednesday that the Cabinet would Wednesday look into reconsidering its decision on boosting worker’s wage, as teachers across the country went on strike over the deal.
Public and private school teachers went on strike and protested on Wednesday morning in front of the Grand Serail , National News Agency reported.
Tow strikes are expected to take place in Lebanon… One on Wednesday and another on Thursday
The Union of Secondary Education Teachers announced a deal on Thursday with the Education Ministry during a meeting with Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Education Minister Hassan Mneimneh at the Grand Serail. Union chief, Hanna Gharib, said the deal promises the teachers two-thirds of their original salary demands (a level-4.5 pay raise instead of their […]
President Michel Suleiman chaired the cabinet meeting at the Baabda Palace . 42 items were on the agenda Lebanon’s Minister of State Jean Ogassapian briefed the media following the cabinet’s meeting Wednesday and said:
The contract teachers of the Lebanese public elementary schools declared a strike next Wednesday in front of the Grand Serail . The strike to continue until their demands are met.