Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Teamsters picket British Embassy in solidarity with UK strikers

Teamsters are picketing the British Embassy in Washington and the consulate in New York in solidarity with the millions of workers on strike in the UK.

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 cuts
They say cut back

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.