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Conflict Incident Report

EDL contract workers stage sit-in

Associated Timeline/Case: 
EDL Conflict (starting July 11, 2014)
Date of incident: 
August 18, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 
Actors/Parties Involved: 
EDL workers

Electricite du Liban (EDL) part timers closed on Monday morning all the gates of the company's building in Kornish el Naher, protesting the Council of minister's decision to grant full time jobs to 891 employees without sitting for competency exams while urging the remaing 2000 to sit for said exams, NNA field reporter said.

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.