NY protesters set sights on Sotheby's

Protesters show support for 43 striking art handlers, who say the auction house wants to cut their pay.

    The auction house Sotheby's has become the latest target of New York's 'Occupy Wall Street' protesters.

    The demonstrators are showing support for 43 striking art handlers, who say the auction house wants to cut their pay, despite reportedly selling $3billion worth of art in the first half of this year alone.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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