Contract workers set up tents in the vicinity of the EDL building in Beirut, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Electricite du Liban's administration sent a letter to the State Prosecution office Tuesday, asking for security forces to intervene to end the contract workers' protests in the company's buildings.The contract workers have been carrying out protests over the past week at all EDL offices, preventing employees from entering the buildings. They are demanding full-time employment at EDL for each of the nearly 2,000 workers in line with a law passed by Parliament in April, but EDL has only agreed to hire 897 .
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