The headquarters of Electricite Du Liban in Beirut, Lebanon. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The Electricite Du Liban Employees and Workers Union Tuesday warned the goverment against extending the contracts for private service providers, calling for an alternate solution.The union said EDL should have a private system of its own, separate from the Energy Ministry.Last week, EDL contract workers, whose contracts are about to expire, burned tires at the entrance of the company's Beirut headquarters to demand they be made full-time employees.Contract workers held an open-ended sit-in last month in front of EDL chief Kamal Hayek's office.
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