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Three out of ten students believe that it should betheir ‘right’ to work flexibly from home once they enter the workforce, new research reveals.
Merchants and employees expressed displeasure Wednesday with the Cabinet’s decision to raise salaries, arguing that authorities should have instead addressed soaring prices in the country.
An eleventh-hour deal that saw the Lebanese government raise wages and increase benefits averted what had promised to be the largest general strike in the country’s history but drew an angry response from the private sector.
Information Minister Walid Daouk announced the Cabinet decisions: Afterseveral meetings with the GLC and the committees, PM Miqati decided to
BEIRUT: Two major merchant groups have come out against labor union demands to more than double the minimum wage in statements released by the groups Sunday.
BEIRUT: Lebanese companies intend to hire more staff over the next three months as part of their expansion plans, the Bayt.com said in its last report.
BEIRUT: Enhancing the IT infrastructure is a priority for the improvement of IT services and investments, said PCA President Jalal Fawaz.
A shortage of engineering skills in the UK could hamper growth at BP’s North Sea operations, an executive has said.
In July, BP announced plans to invest £3bn in redeveloping two oil fields in the North Sea, a move that was expected to create hundreds of new jobs.
HSBC, which kicks off a packed week of bank results with its first-half figures on Monday, is set to cut at least 10,000 jobs worldwide, or about 3 per cent of its headcount, as part of sweeping cost cuts aimed at reversing falling revenues.
The cuts follow the 15,000 job losses announced in June by Lloyds Banking Group, while Royal Bank of Scotland, which has already shed 28,000 staff since the financial crisis, is expected to continue to prune its headcount.