EDL employees block access to company headquarters


Electricité Du Liban (EDL) hourly-wage employees blocked access to the company headquarters in Beirut’s Corniche al-Nahr, LBC television station reported on Thursday .

They reportedly prevented cars from entering or exiting the premises.

EDL hourly-wage employees have pressuring the company to improve their work conditions and have called for changing their states from hourly to salaried employees to salaried appointment as permanent staff.

The parliament on Monday reached an agreement to change the employment status of the employees after conducting an assessment to determine their eligibility.

One observer told Ya Libnan: ” They should change the name of the electricity company to the Blackout company , because there are more blackouts in Lebanon than electricity “.