Strike leaves Dutch streets strewn with garbage
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) The Dutch celebrated their national holiday Friday in streets strewn with garbage af timberland boots for women ter trash collectors in major cities went on strike demanding higher wages.
The postcard perfect canals and brick lined streets of Amsterdam were not so pic timberland boots for women turesque on Queen’s Day, the annual holiday when citizens clad in bright orange, the national colour, stream out on the streets to eat, drink and enjoy live music.
Second hand goods are sold on sidewalks, with unsold items usually left out for collection by street sweepers, but on Friday there were bags of unsold goods, food wrappers and beer cans littering side timberland boots for women walks and squares.
The strike is due to end Monday in most cities.
One resident who declined to give his name appeared to take it in his stride. Thomson Reuters jo timberland boots for women urnalists are subject to an Editorial Handbook which requires fair presentation and disclosure of relevant interests.