Greek Hospital Workers, Police Clash in Anti-Austerity Protest (video)

Workers throw eggs at the police

Members of the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN) on Monday clashed with police in a protest outside the Finance Ministry over ongoing austerity.

Police fired tear gas at protesters who tried to storm the ministry building. Some protesters threw eggs and vegetables at officers.

POEDIN is opposing staff cutbacks and reductions to the benefit for hazardous work usually paid out to hospital staff.