Sukleen workers begin to collect garbage again in Beirut after a week-long political debacle prevented them from being able to collect the Lebanese captial's trash. THE DAILY STAR/Mohammad Azakir
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Garbage pickup resumed Thursday in Beirut and Mount Lebanon after Sukleen had suspended trash collection on account of a two-day employee strike.Sukleen workers -- including trash truck drivers, mechanics and inspectors -- are pushing to know the fate of their jobs if the state decides to hire another company to manage Beirut and Mount Lebanon's waste.Shortly before garbage collection resumed, Sukleen drivers briefly blocked the road leading to Beirut's Karantina area near the company's headquarters with their trucks.However, Sukleen's contract with the government expired on July 17 .
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