The Union Coordination Committee stages a protest near Social Affairs Ministry in Beirut's Badaro area, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Union Coordination Committee Tuesday threatened civil disobedience if Parliament failed to include the new wage hike in the agendas of upcoming legislative sessions.The protest was meant to coincide with a Parliament Secretariat session this afternoon, during which the agenda for the upcoming legislative session will be set.The statement called on lawmakers to add the new wage hike to the agenda of the upcoming session, demanding the amendment of the draft-law before its endorsement.During a strike last week, the UCC threatened to hold an open-ended general strike if the wage hike was not included on the agenda.
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