Solidarity News

TIMELINE: A whirlwind of racism and emotions for Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

After being suspended, Barkhuizen wasted no time and headed to Gauteng where she met with trade union Solidarity and earlier this week, the two parties announced that they will be launching a legal war against her suspension saying it was unlawful.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

Murdered Polish mayor's funeral draws crowd of 45,000 in Gdansk

Solidarity On Friday, 53,000 people paid tribute to Adamowicz, who beat the PiS in October, while he lay in state in the museum of the Solidarity movement that helped to usurp communism in Poland.

Reuters , Africa Jan 19, 2019

WATCH: In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

A man holds up a photo as people accompany the coffin of the late mayor of Gdansk Pawel Adamowicz is taken from the European Solidarity Centre to St Mary's Basilica (Bazylika Mariacka) on January 18, 2019 in Gdansk, Poland.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 19, 2019

In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Tens of thousands of people have already queued for hours to see the late mayor's casket, covered in white flowers and the city's red flag, and to sign a book of condolence at the city's European Solidarity Centre.

EWN , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

MEC Lehari to oppose suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher's court bid

Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA) RUSTENBURG - The North West education department will oppose trade union Solidarity's urgent Labour Court application asking that the suspension of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen be lifted.

IOL , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Khulubuse Zuma's assets set to be sold to recover money for miners' wages

Trade union Solidarity has welcomed the sequestration of former Aurora director Khulubuse Zuma.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 18, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke teacher says she detests racism as she fights suspension

With the help of Solidarity, she intends to challenge her suspension in court.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Sadtu demands answers following suspension of Schweizer-Reneke teacher at centre of racism row

READ: OVERVIEW: A photo of happy children 'was used against me' - suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher Barkhuizen, with the support of trade union Solidarity, has threatened to take legal action following her suspension, which she termed unlawful.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

NW Education MEC not intimidated by Solidarity's move over teacher suspension

North West Education MEC Sello Lehari says that he's not intimidated by a court challenge brought by trade union Solidarity over the suspension of a teacher at Laerskool Schweizer Reneke.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

DA youth leader sowed racial division in Schweizer-Reneke furore, Solidarity charges

DA federal youth leader, Luyolo Mphithi, should formally apologise to teacher Elana Barkhuizen and pupils whose "identities he exposed" in the apparent Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke race furore that got South Africans talking this week, trade union Solidarity demanded.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019