Record attendance numbers at the Paris museum have not scaled with security personnel on staff, and employees say the situation is now dangerous.
The unionized workers, who have been without a contract since 2017, say the gallery privileges upper management at the expense of other employees.
The historic first part-time faculty union in the nation at Columbia College held the two-day strike to convey to the administration the seriousness of unresolved bargaining issues.
The strike stems from a change to the status of the museums’ workers set to go into effect on April 1.
Security workers at the museum plan to strike on Friday, citing “constant physical and verbal aggression” caused by the recent overcrowding.
LONDON — On February 4 from 9 to 11 am the National Gallery of London witnessed the second episode in a five-day strike by museum staff and members of the Public and Commercial Services Union
How are artists who have been systematically denied fair wages and access to basic services like healthcare and unemployment protections gaining access to those things today?