File - Nehme Mahfoud, head of the Private Schools Teachers' Union, speaks during a teachers rally in front of the Grand Serail in Beirut, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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The former president of Lebanon's private school teachers' union Tuesday warned that education in the country would be threated if the teachers were not paid according to the salary scale.Lebanon's private school teachers' union have held several strikes and demonstrations over recent months to protest the fact that the teachers' wages have remained largely unchanged despite the passage of Law 46 .Following Parliament's endorsement of the salary scale bill and the tax law in July, private school owners told local media they would increase tuition fees by almost 30 percent to provide teachers with a wage hike.
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