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Eva Shoufi
The relationship between host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon is going through a thorny phase. Most analyses discussing the economic...
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Hassan Chakrani, Mouhamad Wehbe
Former Minister of Labor Charbel Nahas is optimistic despite all the obstacles facing the labor movement in Lebanon. He insists that the first step...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Secondary school teachers in Lebanon have struggled continuously to keep their earned rights, which have been steadily eroding since 1995. The...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
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Thaer Ghandour
The recent government battle over wages has exposed a divide within Michel Aoun’s Free Patriotic Movement between those who represent entrenched...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Fidaa Itani
Poor Lebanese Minister of Labor Charbel Nahas. He thought he could mend the country’s economic system just a little bit. Alone, he fights on behalf...
Friday, December 9, 2011
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Rasha Abouzaki
General Confederation of Lebanese Workers (CGTL) President Ghassan Ghosn tells al-Akhbar that union workers were insulted by delegates representing...
Monday, October 10, 2011
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Rasha Abouzaki
In the past 15 years, Lebanon witnessed high inflation rates while minimum wage increased only once and by a mere US$130. But low-income workers are...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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