Strike Threatens Leonardo Exhibition At National Gallery

10/10/2011 03:44 pm ET | Updated Dec 10, 2011
  • Dalya Alberge The Observer

The National Gallery in London is facing the prospect of major strike disruption during next month's Leonardo da Vinci blockbuster exhibition, the Observer has learned.

Warder staff are considering industrial action in protest over security cuts that they warn will make works of art more vulnerable to damage or theft. The action would take the form of walkouts for an hour or two at a time, necessitating the evacuation of the building.

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