The powerful trade unionist and former cleaning power Susanne Neumann is dead. She died on Sunday after a long illness at the age of 59 years. Neumann’s husband had communicated to her death, said the district Chairman of industriegewerkschaft Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt, George and his sister, on Tuesday in Gelsenkirchen, the German press Agency. Neumann had occurred in 2016 after a talk show appearance in the SPD. It was announced shortly thereafter, nationwide, as you advised the then SPD Chairman Sigmar Gabriel during a SPD event, from the Grand coalition to get out.

In December last year it became known that she was after two and a half years from the party. Through her illness she had spoken publicly on several occasions.

the member of The Bundestag Marco Bülow (independent) imaginary Neumann on Twitter. Bülow wrote: “I am very grateful to have these dedicated women met to argue with her for a social policy. She encourages me and warned me to stay clear and authentic.“

and his sister paid tribute to Neumann with the words: “Susanne was right, but you could very well work with her.” She had been his predecessor in the volunteer from 2009 to 2017.