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Lebanon: Private school professors to strike Jan. 24 and Feb. 5-7

Private school professor plan to strike January 24 and February 5-7; demonstrations possible

15 Jan 12:53 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 1/12/2018, 12:00 AM until 2/7/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Lebanon

Event

A private school union is calling for a nationwide strike to take place on January 24 and February 5-7. Professors are demanding a salary increase in accordance with the new pay scales. Private schools warned that a salary raise would cause a fee increase, triggering strong reactions from parents. No demonstrations have been announced as of Friday, January 12.

Advice

Individuals in Lebanon are advised to monitor the situation and to avoid any potential protests.

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