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Employers and General Labor Confederation wage plan back on in Lebanon

and the General Labor Confederation after the Shura Council turned down for the third time the government’s plans ... and the General Labor Confederation after the Shura Council turned down for the third time the government’s plans ... of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce, hailed the verdict by the Shura Council, which he said had saved the Lebanese ...

04/01/2012 - 19:01 - comment 0

Lebanese Workers Threaten Massive Strike Action

The Lebanese government could face a barrage of strikes from water, utility and port workers on Monday ... making up the confederation, including Beirut Port and Beirut municipality workers, are also planning ... The Lebanese government could face a barrage ...

19/05/2010 - 11:12 - comment 0

No pay rises for Lebanese public sector workers, say Ministers and Experts

But there is a general feeling that even the General Labor Confederation is reluctant to adopt the demands of the UCC ... the level of consumption in Lebanon. The governor reminded the ministers that the Lebanese economy ... cautioned that the Lebanese economy cannot endure more taxes. One particular proposal that has ...

14/11/2012 - 11:02 - comment 0

Lebanese detention center for migrant workers ignites protests

of 800 foreign workers detained in an underground parking lot in the General Security’s detention center ... al-Asmar, general director of the  Lebanese Center for Human Rights (LCHR) told The Daily Star. ... the torture and maltreatment of 800 foreign workers detained in an underground parking lot in the General ...

23/06/2014 - 17:16 - comment 0

Pro-Syrian elected to head Lebanese union movement

the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers (GCLW), has voted in a new leader who is backed by pro-Syrian ... Lebanon's main union, the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers (GCLW), has voted in a new leader who is backed by pro-Syrian parties, although more than ...

15/08/2010 - 16:13 - comment 0

Syrian intelligence worker arrested in Lebanon

The statement from the  General Directorate of State Security  said the Lebanese agency was still looking ... Two Syrians, one of them a worker for the Syrian ... A Syrian suspect arrested earlier this week by Lebanese authorities over the possession of arms ...

22/09/2013 - 08:02 - comment 0

Over 6,000 Lebanese Utility Workers Start Strike Wednesday

A delegation represented by the Confederation of Workers Unions from both independent and public institutions, ... More than 6,000 Lebanese employees of the power, ... More than 6,000 Lebanese employees of the power, water, telephone, transport and tobacco state ...

18/05/2010 - 19:17 - comment 0

Power-wars over: EDL back to business as usual

Liban welcomed Friday the decision by contract workers to call off a 95-day sit-in at the company’s headquarters, ending a standoff that threatened a nationwide power blackout. The company assured the Lebanese ... Abou Jaoude, general manager of Butec Utility Services – one of three service providers hired by EDL. ...

05/08/2012 - 11:03 - comment 0

Geneva-based delegation in Qatar to investigate labor conditions

A Geneva-based international confederation of unions ... for the 2022 World cup. A Geneva-based international confederation of unions ... working conditions in the country, according to Al-Jazeera. Building and Wood Workers ...

Editor's Choice - 10/10/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

ILO demands labor reforms from Qatar

stop the mistreatment of migrant workers. The International Labor Organization (ILO) has slammed Qatar over its treatment of migrant workers . The ILO called on Qatar authorities to implement a set of reforms to put an end to the human rights abuse against the workers . ...

01/04/2014 - 12:19 - comment 0