ISF members are seen during a crackdown on illegal foreign workers in Sidon, July 10, 2019. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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The Labor Ministry Thursday closed down 11 more businesses across Lebanon that were owned by a foreign national without the proper paperwork, as part of an ongoing crackdown on unregistered foreign workers.Aside from the closures, the ministry also issued 156 fines of LL 2.5 million ($1,700) each, which are reducible if paid within 15 days, and 25 warnings to individuals or businesses that have made steps to bring themselves into compliance but are still in arrears of their obligations.The inspectors ordered the closure of 20 businesses, and issued 129 fines and 24 warnings.
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