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After week-long strike, Public Administration Employees Association calls for Thursday sit-in

BEIRUT — After being on a strike for a week now, the Public Administration Employees Association today called for a sit-in in front of Saida’s Serail on Thursday morning and stressed the need to carry on with the open strike demanding “a decent life” and their “rights and the rights of our children” preserved, the state-run National News Agency reported.

Here’s what we know:

    • In a statement on Monday, which marks the beginning of the second week of the strike called for by the Public Administration Employees Association, the association thanked all public employees “for their commitment.” The association also called on “the need to continue this strike for the sake of the dignity of our job, from which we derive our dignity.”

    • Public administration employees in Lebanon went on an open strike last Monday, June 13, to demand an increase in salaries and for the caretaker government to take other measures to help them cope with deteriorating living conditions.


BEIRUT — After being on a strike for a week now, the Public Administration Employees Association today called for a sit-in in front of Saida’s Serail on Thursday morning and stressed the need to carry on with the open strike demanding “a decent life” and their “rights and the rights of our children” preserved, the state-run National News Agency reported.Here’s what we know:  ...