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Mona Lisa mozhetvyzvat strike

February 16 2007

Employees of security service of the Louvre plan to strike to demand better pay from the fact that the protection of paintings by Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" keeps them in a constant state of stress.

At its meeting of the guards have voted for industrial performance in support of their demands higher wages for 150 euros a month. "Too many people are trying to photograph the painting and want to look at the picture - spokesman for security staff. - Therefore, those who are on duty near the" Mona Lisa "are not under normal pressure. Compensation may be 150 euros per month."

They also want to raise pay guards "Venus de Milo." "On Sunday, 65 thousand people are in the picture - the official added guards. - Were on duty near it - hard work."

During a strike signed a third of the 180 security officers. However, given that the majority abstained, those votes is enough for the rally, reports AFP.

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