Labor Minister Salim Jreissati meets a delegation from KVA in Beirut, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Caretaker Labor Minister Salim Jreissati Wednesday reassured contract electricity workers that the service provider company would go back on its decision to lay off tens of part-time employees."The contract workers can now return to their jobs as usual," Jreissati added.He also thanked KVA, an electric distribution service provider contracted by Electricite du Liban, for being flexible and agreeing to rehire the fired contract employees. After EDL decided to privatize its maintenance services in 2012, the government agreed with three private providers to take in hundreds of contract workers who had been employed by EDL.A member of the contract workers committee said EDL had failed to pay KVA for its services.
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