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Today's news - South Australia

Top SA bureaucrat sacked 2017-09-22 [Adelaide Advertiser ]

New Health Minister must dump illegal privatisation plan 2017-09-21 [Professionals Australia]

Premier slaps down SafeWork SA over secrecy on killed workers 2017-09-20 [INDaily]

Fighting for Fairness at Prosegur 2017-09-20 [TWU SA/NT]

No Whyalla wipeout: AMWU members celebrate their win with the community 2017-09-19 [AMWU]

Prosegur workers in South Australia and NT to take protected industrial action 2017-09-12 [TWU South Australia]

PSA launches urges SA Government to roster two carers on with all children living in state-run homes 2017-09-08 [Adelaide Advertiser ]

Warship designers urged to show commitment to hire local workers on Future Frigates program 2017-09-08 [Adelaide Advertiser]

AWU Whyalla march into the future a great success 2017-09-06 [Whyalla News]

How the AWU manoeuvred to get KordaMentha in to save Whyalla 2017-09-02 [The Australian ]

AWU celebrations in Whyalla - photos 2017-09-02 [Whyalla News]

Pay us back with success for Whyalla Steel City, AWU Nat Sec says 2017-09-02 [Adelaide Advertiser]

AWU flags fly as steel work celebrations underway in Whyalla 2017-09-01 [ABC]

Community set to celebrate sale 2017-09-01 [Whyalla News]

SA Unions secretary Joe Szakacs says workplace deaths should be treated like road killings, with bosses getting 15 years’ prison 2017-08-28 [Adelaide Advertiser]

Carrapateena mine to create up to '1,000 jobs' near Port Augusta 2017-08-24 [ABC]

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]

This month in labour history

10-09-1892 The first train of contractors brought in to scab during the Broken Hill miners' strike arrives and is met with hostility from local men and women. [more]

10-09-1917 Mass meetings of Sydney railway workers express outrage at the unions' capitulation to the government's terms, but nevertheless a return to work from the general strike begins. [more]