Tue 19 Feb 2013 (Mon 18 Feb 2013 17:00 America/Kentucky/Monticello)

Lebanon's Union Coordination Committee strikes for higher wages

Lebanon's Union Coordination Committee holds an open-ended strike in demand for higher wages.

Under the threat of strikes by the Committee and the Transportation Drivers Union , Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati announed plans to send the controversial salary scale package to Parliament for approval.

The exact measures the Lebanese PM intends to take to fund the salary increase are yet to be revealed.

www.albawaba.com - Lebanon's PM to put public sector pay rises to parliament ne on 2013-02-14

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