They're protesting the government's attempt to make them work harder for less money and a more difficult retirement.
In Washington, Teamsters are there with nurses (NNU), teachers (AFT), service workers, (SEIU), letter carriers (NALC), and members of the British union Unison. There are well over 100 people marching and chanting:
No ifs, No Buts
No public sector cutsAnd:
They say cut backAnd
We say fight back
Tories Tories, Rich and rude
We don't like your attitude.We'll have more on the action in a little while. Meanwhile, you can follow the action in the UK here.