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Articles from Lebanon

  1. Standards and working conditions 7 April 2010

    Lebanon: Teachers demand 12 years of allowance arrears

    In a recent press conference on 30 Mar called by the Ligue des professeurs de l'enseignement secondaire public du Liban (LPESPL), teachers demand to be paid 12 consecutive years of allowance arrears.

    Lebanon: Teachers demand 12 years of allowance arrears
  2. Standards and working conditions 8 March 2010

    Lebanon: teachers held strike of unprecedented scale to demand salary improvement

    Lebanese teachers have so far received no response from the authorities concerning their demand of 24 Feb. Thousands of teachers from public secondary schools and vocational institutes took part in an industrial action that day, which was unprecedented in size and turnout.

    Lebanon: teachers held strike of unprecedented scale to demand salary improvement
  3. Union renewal and development 27 February 2009

    Lebanon: LPESPL, driving force against cuts in health care provision for teachers and state employees

    On 1 January 2009 the contract between the Lebanese government and private hospitals to provide medical services to teachers and state employees expired. As of this date private hospitals refused to provide medical treatment to their previous patients even in crucial cases where immediate help was needed, i.e. kidney dialysis...

    Lebanon: LPESPL, driving force against cuts in health care provision for teachers and state employees
  4. Union renewal and development 16 October 2008

    Workshop strengthens Lebanese unions under the MENA programme

    Within the framework of EI's new Middle East and North Africa (MENA) programme, EI organized two training workshops with EI members in Lebanon, the League of Secondary Public School Teachers in Lebanon (LPESPL) and the Teachers’ Syndicate in Lebanon (TSL).

    Workshop strengthens Lebanese unions under the MENA programme
  5. Union growth 3 October 2006

    Lebanese teachers suffered heavy losses in summer of war

    Lebanese teachers’ unions estimate that 25 teachers were among the approximately 1,000 civilians killed in this summer’s attacks by Israeli forces. About 50 schools were completely destroyed and 500 more were severely damaged.

    Lebanese teachers suffered heavy losses in summer of war
  6. Union renewal and development 26 July 2006

    Urgent Action Appeal for Lebanese teachers

    Innocent civilians in Lebanon, including many teachers and their families, are severely affected by the current hostilities and they are appealing for your solidarity assistance!

    Urgent Action Appeal for Lebanese teachers
  7. News 25 July 2006

    EI demands that hostilities should cease immediately

    EI issued a statement on 25 July, calling for an immediate end to the violence in the Middle East which is taking the lives of innocent civilians, including many children.

    EI demands that hostilities should cease immediately