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Today's news - South Australia

Enough is Enough: Truckies protest Aldi squeeze 2017-08-17 [TWU]

Corbyn moment: as Labor's Hard Left Unions get active 2017-07-31 [InDaily]

Migrant farm workers take on one of Australia's richest families, the Smorgons 2017-07-30 [Fairfax Media]

Saving Arrium: the role of the AWU. Listen to this interview with the union's National Secretary 2017-07-17 [ABC]

Man of Steel visits Whyalla and the workers 2017-07-17 [Whyalla News]

New owner tours Whyalla steelworks, meets workers, flags $1b investment plans 2017-07-17 [Fairfax Media]

Rally this Friday to keep ABCC out of the South Australian power industry 2017-07-17 [ETU National ]

ETU hits back at Xenophon over ABCC lies allegation 2017-07-17 [ETU National]

Power workers launch state-wide campaign to fight attack by Turnbull Government's building industry watchdog 2017-07-17 [ETU National]

Gvt must dump illegal health privatisation plan 2017-07-14 [Professionals Australia]

TWU slams Garden Grove following 2nd dangerous incident t 2017-07-14 [Owner Driver]

We're going to stick with you - SA Premier to Holden workers 2017-07-12 [AMWU]

Union calls for South Australian nurses to have patient discharge powers 2017-07-12 [ABC]

AWU leader Daniel Walton cheers enigmatic Arrium bidder's vow not to slash jobs 2017-07-06 [ABC]

Arrium sales deal brings new hope to workers, families and community of Whyalla 2017-07-06 [Whyalla News]

Sex worker laws pass upper house 2017-07-06 [The Australian]

AWU praises Arrium buyers' credentials 2017-07-05 [Whyalla News]

WHYALLA SAVED: outstanding credentials of Arrium's new owner paves way for positive future for workers, community 2017-07-05 [AWU]

Taffy the trained terrier needed to join a union to run wires for his master 2017-06-30 [ABC]

TWU calls for audit of trucking company following dash cam footage of truck near-miss 2017-06-29 [TWU]

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]

This month in labour history

2-08-1917 Members of engineering and rail unions across Sydney begin to strike against the time card system, with more workers taking unofficial action the next day. [more]

9-08-1917 The number of workers on strike across Sydney increases to 45,000 when miners and longeshoremen join the action. [more]

12-08-1917 The Australian government informs the people, through the Sunday papers, that "The enemies of Britain and her Allies have succeeded in plunging Australia into a general strike." [more]

14-08-1917 Seamen's Union Vice President W. Daly is arrested and charged with conspiracy to instigate an illegal strike. [more]

16-08-1890 Marine officers walk off their ships in strike action, soon followed by their crews. [more]

23-08-1966 Two hundred Gurindji workers walk off their cattle station at Wave Hill, a strike that will last almost a decade and lead to the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act. [more]

24-08-1917 The government declares that the Strike Committee in Sydney shall be considered an illegal organisation. [more]

26-08-1894 Striking shearers burn and destroy the steamship 'Rodney', which had been used to transport scabs on the Darling River. [more]

30-08-1917 First labour martyr Merv Flanagan shot and killed in Sydney during General Strike for yelling 'scab'. His murderer Reginald Wearne ( whose brother was a consevative MP) was never convicted. [more]

31-08-1890 Up to 100,000 workers gather in Melbourne to support the sheep shearers' strike [more]