Bassil speaks with Jreissati during a Cabinet session in Beirut, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Education Minister Marwan Hamadeh said Thursday that he would work to pass a law to amend salaries for educators before the end of the current Parliament's term – potentially securing a Cabinet endorsement next week. The discussion about teachers came after ministers endorsed a number of items in a busy Cabinet session Thursday, including changes to the public sector working hours. Hamadeh also proposed granting private school teachers a full six-scale salary increase over 3 years.Cabinet endorsed a new 34-hour work week schedule for public sector employees, Social Affairs Minister Pierre Bou Assi told The Daily Star.Public employees had as of last August worked 35 hours per week, after Cabinet added three hours to the previously mandated working hours.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE