Feb 19, 2015
By Michael Kramer
Unionized workers there will be staging another strike – over plans to hand visitor services at the gallery – over to a private company.
The five day walk out will begin next Tuesday, February 24th.
The union’s general secretary says the gallery is “putting its well-earned worldwide reputation as risk” by planning to privatize almost all staff – including those who look after the works of art – and help the gallery’s six million annual visitors.