EDL workers protest in Beirut, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Full-time Electricite du Liban (EDL) workers will hold a three-day strike next week to protest the blocking of the company premises by contract workers, the group said in a statement Friday.EDL contract workers have been striking over the past three weeks, holding protests and blocking the entrance to EDL headquarters across Lebanon. They are demanding that all 2,000 contract workers be made full-timers. EDL decided to make only 879 full-timers, arguing that this was all the company needed.
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