Solidarity is a Polish trade union that was founded on 17 September 1980 at the
Lenin Shipyard under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa. It was the first trade union ...
Jan 27, 2016 ... Polish trade union that in the early 1980s became the first independent labour
union in a country belonging to the Soviet bloc. Solidarity was ...
Dec 12, 2011 ... Solidarity had its roots in the worker unrest of December 1970 in Poland's
northern cities, but the movement that emerged in the summer of ...
May 28, 2010 ... The begining of the Polish Solidarity movement founded in September 1980 at
the Gdansk shipyard and led by Lech Walesa. Solidarity was the ...
Aug 24, 2005 ... Soon, workers in 20 other area factories joined the strike in solidarity. Seventeen
days later, after negotiations with Poland's Communist ...
The formation of the independent trade union ' Solidarity' was in response to the
... By the mid 1960's, Poland was experiencing increasing economic and ...
Polish workers have made headlines in America since August 1980. Their
meteoric success in organizing Solidarity provided catchy copy for the morning ...
In pictures: Solidarity in Poland: Solidarity. Twenty-five years ago, Solidarity, the
first independent trade union in the former Soviet bloc, was born in Poland.
In late 1981, in an address to the nation, President Ronald Reagan condemned
the recent communist crackdown on the Solidarity Movement in Poland.
Solidarity's goal, established in the 1981 Congress, was "to create dignified
conditions of life in an economically and politically sovereign Poland. By this we ...