Families of EDL workers celebrate after Parliament endorsed the modified draft law, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Parliament approved Wednesday an amended version of a disputed draft law to grant contract workers at Electricite Du Liban full time employment, ending a nearly two-year struggle by the part-time employees.Lubnan Makhoul, speaking on behalf of the part-time workers, voiced satisfaction with the law and said he was still waiting to receive a copy of the amended bill.During the three-hour session, lawmakers also approved a draft law to increase the seven-week maternity leave to 10 while Speaker Nabih Berri called for two additional sessions next week to discuss dozens of accumulated draft laws.
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