Lebanon official exams will be postponed due to strike

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.

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.

SCC to decide on a position on new wages scales,hikes

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 […]

Teachers’ Union reaches deal over salaries

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 […]