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Waste-sector workers walked off the job over a month ago in pay dispute in
economically ravaged nation.

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Migrant workers employed by waste-treatment company RAMCO in Lebanon face off with security forces
during a strike action at a main company depot outside the capital, Beirut [Courtesy, RAMCO striker/Al Jazeera]

By Timour Azhari
19 May 2020

Beirut, Lebanon – Rafi, a migrant worker in Lebanon’s waste sector, has a wife and
two young daughters back home in Bangladesh who depend on his monthly
remittances to pay for school, food and other needs.

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