The Union Coordination Committee has reaffirmed its determination to continue the boycott until the new salary scale is passed by Parliament. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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Bahia Hariri made the request at a meeting held in Parliament with members of the teachers' Unions Coordination Committee (UCC) in the presence of Education Minister Elias Bou Saab, according to the Voice of Lebanon radio station.The radio station said the UCC has expressed complete trust in Saad Hariri's promise, but is seeking a suitable scenario before Saturday for ending their boycott, while receiving a frank commitment on holding the Parliament session.The UCC appeared to be adamant on maintaining pressure on politicians over the salary scale. Teachers staged a sit-in near Parliament earlier Wednesday, vowing not to budge on their decision to continue the boycott until their demands are met.
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