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Today's news - South Australia

How a $50 fish dish caused an arrest and visit to the emergency room 2017-06-21 [9News]

New building code faces first legal challenge over 'unfair attack' on industry 2017-06-19 [Guardian Australia]

AWU calls on Federal and State Governments to cooperate with Arriun bidder to save Whyalla jobs 2017-06-18 [Whyalla News]

AWU backs plan for Arrium breathing new life into Australian steel industry 2017-06-16 [AFR]

Government must seize chance to save Arrium, and Whyalla Jobs 2017-06-16 [ACTU]

AWU says Whyalla workers will be relieved that Arrium has a buyer - jobs saved 2017-06-16 [ABC]

AWU Sec Walton says Gvts must go extra mile to save Whyalla jobs 2017-06-16 [Australian Mining ]

Arrium, Whyalla now close to salvation if state and fed govts work with preferred bidder 2017-06-16 [AWU]

Crane accident kills man working on road upgrade in Adelaide 2017-06-14 [ABC]

James Hardie asbestos victim receives record $1m compensation payout in Adelaide 2017-05-26 [ABC]

AWU push for Aussie Steel 2017-05-13 [Whyalla News]

Workplace Bullying claim at Victims Support Service 2017-04-08 [INDaily]

Big Canadian shipbuilder hopes to poach Aussie talent as SA projects wind down 2017-04-07 [ABC]

Adelaide’s Light City Bus strike for Tuesday called off after ‘in-principle’ agreement with union 2017-04-03 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Drug, alcohol tests for SA bar staff dropped from proposed new liquor licensing laws 2017-03-29 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Justice For Jorge 2017-03-29 [CFMEU]

Light City bus drivers strike to cause traffic chaos across Adelaide 2017-03-28 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Shipbuilder to cut more jobs in Adelaide 2017-03-27 [AAP]

Osborne ASC Shipbuilding to shed another 22 jobs by the end of May as workforce dwindles on Air Warfare Destroyer project 2017-03-27 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Blackmail, extortion and slavery at a restaurant near you 2017-03-26 [Fairfax Media]

ANMF commemorates Gayle Woodford’s life and tragic death 2017-03-23 [ANMF]

Master Builders Accuses Union Head of Encouraging Law Breaking 2017-03-20 [Sourceable]

Unions support State Government's jobs boosting energy plan 2017-03-18 [SA Unions ]

Childcare workers strike in Adelaide in campaign for better wages 2017-03-09 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Workers deserve the credit for Whyalla steel city survival AWU says 2017-03-08 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Arrium sale nears as field narrows 2017-03-04 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Port Pirjio Truck Death Shows Problems in Trucking 2017-03-03 [TWU South Australia]

Fed Gvt must show support for steel making and the Whyalla community: State Gvt 2017-03-01 [Whyalla News]

Xenophon and building union go toe to toe 2017-02-16 [ABC]

Adelaide rally: Stop deaths on SA construction sites. Watch TV ad Senator hates 2017-02-15 [CFMEU]

Senator Nick Xenophon launching legal action against CFMEU over attack ads 2017-02-15 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Ian Markos: CFMEU objections to worksite safety laws either don’t hold up or lack detail that we need as an industry 2017-02-14 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Union warns Elderly and disability care services being outsourced to SA private sector 2017-02-08 [ABC]

One in three South Australian retail workers have been subjected to violence or abuse from customers. 2017-02-03 [Yahoo]

Engineers union warns on state of bridge repairs 2017-02-02 [Professionals Australia]

Nurses win against bed cuts – for now 2017-01-23 [Nurse Uncut]

CFMEU fined for threatening 'Armageddon' at Royal Adelaide Hospital site 2017-01-20 [ABC]

Doctors, nurses plan action against State Government’s decision to close beds at Royal Adelaide and Queen Elizabeth hospitals 2017-01-18 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Adelaide bus drivers lodge application for protected industrial action 2017-01-17 [TWU]

Arrium workers affected by cheap Chinese steel dump 2017-01-17 [Whyalla News]

Our shipbuilders can do more than build ships’: Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union wants new projects brought to Adelaide 2017-01-16 [Messenger]

CFMEU boss admits costly mistakes, vows change 2017-01-13 [INDaily]

Whyalla barge fire leaves 80 people out of work: union 2017-01-12 [ABC]

Fire aboard CSL Floating Offshore Transfer Barge a dangerous reminder - 2017-01-12 [MUA]

Domestic Violence Leave Will Help Those Affected To Find Independence 2017-01-07 [The Journal CPSU/CSA]

Adelaide shipbuilder ASC cuts 130 trade jobs as project continues to wind down 2017-01-05 [ABC]

CEPU SA says blame job cuts for power delays 2016-12-31 [The Australian]

Liberal Party in South Australia wants to rob retail workers right to Xmas Day and Boxing Day holidays SDA Union say 2016-12-26 [ABC]

Nurses, midwives awarded 2.5 per cent wage increase for the next 3 years - plus DV leave 2016-12-23 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Enzo Fregona: Our RTBU Delegate of the Year 2016-12-21 [RTBU]

This month in labour history

5-06-1974 The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment. [more]

16-06-1886 The Australian Workers Union, widely accepted as Australia's oldest union, was established at Fern's Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, as a shearers' union [more]

24-06-1929 The six month timber workers strike ends in defeat as workers have to accept a 48 hour week. [more]