The headquarters of Electricite Du Liban in Beirut, Lebanon. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Electricite du Liban refused to carry out repairs Saturday despite a move by the striking contract workers to allow maintenance teams to enter the company's premises, saying employees will not carry out repairs according to the whims of the striking contractors.Earlier in the day, contract workers allowed EDL maintenance teams to enter the company's premises to take equipment for repairs in Beirut. EDL had decided to only grant full-time status to 879 of them, arguing that this was all the company needed.Full-time Electricite du Liban workers will hold a three-day strike next week to protest the blocking of the company premises by contract workers.
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