Over 15,000 in Brussels demand protection from high prices


              Union workers march with a sign which reads 'increase salaries and withdrawls' during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Union workers hold signs which read 'I am hungry' and 'bread not crumbs' during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Union workers wear signs which read 'block the prices, France does it' during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              A union worker wears a photo of European Council President Charles Michel on his helmet which reads 'Every month of crisis, I manage it" during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Union workers light flares and wave banners during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              A union worker wears a model of a shopping cart on his helmet during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Union workers wear Christmas caps and wave balloons during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Union workers light flares and wave banners during a demonstration in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Belgium's trade unions called for a national demonstration in Brussels on Friday to protest against the high cost of living and energy prices. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Over 15,000 in Brussels demand protection from high prices