Electrecite du Liban’s Chair Kamal Hayek announces that his company will not submit to the protests of the contract workers, calling on police forces to intervene and protect EDL employees.(The Daily Star/ Mohammad Azakir)
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Electricite du Liban's administration and its contract workers traded barbs in their ongoing dispute over the workers' employment status in opposing news conferences Thursday.Electricite du Liban's Chairman Kamal Hayek insisted that the company would not submit to the protests of the workers, calling on police to intervene and protect EDL employees. Contract workers have been carrying protests at all EDL offices, preventing employees from entering the buildings. They are demanding full-time employment at EDL for all of the nearly 2,000 workers, while EDL has only agreed to hire 897 .
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