07 Jun '11, 11am

Love this protest by NY chambermaids. New York at its best.

Love this protest by NY chambermaids. New York at its best.

Hotel workers heckle former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn as he arrives with his wife Anne Sinclair at the New York Criminal Courts Building for a hearing. -- PHOTO: AFP NEW YORK - EMBATTLED former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was greeted by a group of 100 maids booing and repeatedly chanting 'Shame on you!' as he arrived at court on Monday for a plea hearing. The chanting was so loud it could be heard way up on the 13th floor, in the packed Manhattan courtroom where a stone-faced Strauss-Kahn pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a hotel chambermaid on May 14. 'We are supporting one of our companions who has been assaulted, and we're showing that we are not servants, we're nice people and do good work,' said Joselyn Agresta, a 43-year-old Dominican working at New York's Plaza Hotel. New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council ...

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