Union of Bank Employees Syndicates: General strike in the banking sector tomorrow until calm prevails

In an issued statement Monday by the Executive Council of the Union of Bank Employees' Syndicates in Lebanon, it indicated that in wake of the unstable situation that led to unacceptable working conditions in the banking sector, and the chaos witnessed in a number of bank branches last week, the Union has decided to declare an open general strike staring Tuesday, November 12, until tranquility prevails.

At its emergency session held today, the Union's Executive Council adopted the decision to declare a general strike in the banking sector to ensure the safety of bank employees, until calm returns to the general situation in the country, a factor crucial for the banking sector to resume normal business.

Source: National News Agency