Labor Union suspends strike


Beirut, Lebanon – The General Workers Union said on Wednesday in a statement that it has suspended the strike that was planned for today.”

The Union said that it has reservation regarding the cabinet’s decision over raising the minimum wage to 700,000 L.L calling the increase as too little and unfair

The cabinet decided on Tuesday night to raise the minimum wage from 500,000 LL to 700,000 L.L, and to raise wages of up to 1 million L.L by 200,000 L.L and wages ranging from 1 million to 1,8 million L.L. by 300,000 L.L

Exchange rate: $=1500 LL