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Mining Crisis
Updated: 10/1/2020
Mining Crisis
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Storyboard Description

Its Zolani's first day at work, and he's having a bad one. Workers do not want to work with him because of his sexuality. He reports the issue to the Trade Union Organizer then everything gets solved.

Storyboard Text

  • This is a Mining Company based in Joburg. Its Zolani's first day work, its during lunch time and he is standing alone. His coworkers are gossiping about him, they found out that he is gay - not straight.
  • As the day goes by, the coworkers cannot stop talking about Zolani. They were saying hurting thing like 'this is a men's work what is a gay person doing here, he is weak...'
  • Those words stuck with Zolani throughout the day. He was sad and didn't know what to do because he is new.
  • He decided to look for a Trade Union Organizer to tell him what was happening as he believed he was being ill treated. The Trade Union Organizer was shocked and angry to here such behavior is happening.
  • The Trade Union Organizer called a meeting before everyone goes home. He raised the issue and made it clear for everyone that 'A colleagues sexuality should not bother anyone, everyone is here too work and they should treat each other equally'
  • After a few days Zolani reported to the Trade Union Organizer that everything was okay, the workers were treating him well.
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