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Conflict Incident Report

EDL contract workers in protest over unpaid salaries south of Beirut

Associated Timeline/Case: 
EDL Conflict (starting July 11, 2014)
Date of incident: 
December 20, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL workers

On 20 Dec 16, Contract employees at a thermal power station south of Beirut demonstrated in front of the administrative headquarters to protest delays in their salaries. The strikers also demanded that they be hired as full time employees at EDL. Following the demonstration, the workers met with the manager of the Jiyyeh power station.

This security incident was mapped according to the closest possible location.
Primary category: 
Collective Action [inc. protests, solidarity movements...]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Conflicts of socio-economic development
Conflicts associated with lack of, or gaps in economic development, opportunities and access to resources.
Classification of conflict(secondary):
Policy conflicts
Conflicts associated with political decisions, government or state policies regarding matters of public concern, such as debates concerning law reforms, electoral laws, and protests of the government’s political decisions, among others.