Canadian air traffic controllers send US counterparts hundreds of pizzas, as those due to “shutdown” (shutdown the government) for almost a month of work without pay.
The first flash mob in solidarity with the beginning of the office of air traffic controllers in Edmonton in Canada. It was later picked up by other colleagues. From January 10 dispatchers received more than 350 pizzas in 49 offices of the Department of aviation of the United States.
“Good to know that we have people who really care and want to help in a difficult time! If only our own officials could do something … “- it is told in the message on the page of one of the American offices in Facebook.
The work of the Federal institutions in the USA partially terminated at midnight on December 22 for lack of money as a result of failure to adopt the budget. While the debate on the budget continues, about 800 thousand Federal employees have not been paid. Some officials were sent on unpaid leave, others continue to work without pay.
Informed because of the “shutdown” major U.S. museums, which are included in the complex of the Smithsonian institution and the national zoo of Washington D.C. was temporarily closed in connection with absence of financing.