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Strike action looming over 'totally unworkable' return to school plan 2022-01-17 [InDaily]

Woolies suspends supplier after union row 2022-01-16 [7 News]

Covid-19 case load forcing police to act as paramedics to act as paramedics, SA ambulance union says 2021-12-27 [ABC]

Adelaide suburbs aged care facility in 'dire need' of staff amid COVID-19 outbreak, as paramedics called in to help 2021-12-25 [ABC]

Guards walk off Mount Gambier correctional site over prisoner-made food, pay and conditions 2021-12-15 [ABC]

Health Care Workers Walk Off Site At Two Adelaide Hospitals 2021-12-14 [Hit]

Hospital safety alarm leads to inspections 2021-12-02 [UWU]

Walk-off at flinders medical centre amid anger about understaffing 2021-12-02 [UWU]

Glenside Health workers walk off 2021-11-27 [UWU]

Hospital workers walk off the job as hospital infection control lapses are exposed 2021-11-22 [UWU]

Prison guards stop work citing safety and pay concerns 2021-11-19 [UWU]

Health heroes, disability support workers take statewide action over threat of privatisations, job cuts 2021-11-10 [UWU]

Hundreds of doctors strike 2021-11-04 [7News]

SA teachers may face mandatory COVID-19 vaccination along with hospital workers and police 2021-11-02 [ABC]

Warning over foreign sale of SA Power Networks 2021-10-22 [InDaily]

Hospital workers in strike action 2021-10-22 [The Review]

No extra Christmas Day pay for SA workers 2021-10-14 [The West Australian]

Staff checking vax passports risky: union 2021-10-07 [The Post]

Nuclear Subs Put Workers in Australia's Shipbuilding Hub on Edge 2021-09-29 [BNN]

Water workers turn off the taps 2021-09-24 [UWU]

American bankers underestimate Berri battlers 2021-09-23 [UWU]

Workers strike at southern hemisphere's largest winery as pay negotiations slow 2021-09-23 [ABC]

Calls for ventilation audits in SA classrooms to stop the spread of COVID 2021-09-21 [InDaily]

Unionist T-shirt Design Competition 2021-09-15 [SA Unions]

Company accused of underpaying workers 2021-09-15 [ABC]

Workers from covid hotspots enter SA without quarantine 2021-09-14 [CFMMEU]

Supermarket workers underpaid: union 2021-09-14 [The Mercury]

Eudunda Farmers Limited accused of wage theft of more than $1 million in regional SA as union launches legal action 2021-09-14 [ABC]

Nurses hit by fatigue and burnout 2021-09-13 [The Herald]

Workers put SA water on notice 2021-09-03 [UWU]

Hasty SA mandatory vacc push threatens aged care 2021-08-12 [UWU]

Stop the attack on injured South Aussies! 2021-08-09 [SA Unions]

Vale Toni Prochazka 2021-07-31 [CPSU]

New leadership for SA Unions 2021-07-28 [SA Unions]

COVID-19 vaccine yet to be taken up by one in five Adelaide health workers ahead of deadline 2021-07-25 [ABC]

Broken transport promises holding back South Australia 2021-07-18 [RTBU]

SA faces truckie action, shuts Vic border 2021-07-17 [Now]

Waikerie birthing service suspension 'inevitable' as midwifery union lays blame on SA government 2021-06-04 [ABC]

Aged care workers to suffer for govt bungles 2021-06-03 [UWU]

SDA takes McDonald’s Franchise to the Federal Court for substituting paid breaks for free soft drinks. 2021-05-31 [SDA]

SAPN workers fight against a 20% pay cut! 2021-05-31 [ETU]

Union launches legal action alleging Adelaide McDonald's franchisee denied paid breaks 2021-05-31 [ABC]

Truck incident on South-Eastern Freeway shows coroner recommendations ignored 2021-05-21 [TWU]

TWU calls for urgent reforms as three killed in horrific Sa truck incidents in one week 2021-05-18 [TWU]

Relief for manufacturing workers at Whyalla steelworks 2021-05-07 [AMWU]

Gupta deal should guarantee Whyalla jobs 2021-05-06 [AWU]

Health Heroes shocked by privatisation revelations 2021-04-22 [UWU]

Health heroes fight for industrial action against SA Govt 2021-04-22 [UWU]

Union and government clash over health worker industrial action at some SA hospitals 2021-04-21 [ABC]

Privatisation fight will go all the way to the South Australian election 2021-04-07 [RTBU]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

2-01-1879 Sacked Austrialian seamen return to work after a six week strike, with the promise of re-employment over the next two years. [more]

3-01-1974 Forty four Victoria Street squatters, including BLF activist Joe Owens, are arrested as property developers try to clear the area for the construction of three skyscrapers. [more]

14-01-1929 600 union dock workers rushed the scab-filled Mareeba steamship in Port Adelaide. Scabs and police fought the workers, who retaliated with stones, injuring 30 scabs. One scab began shooting into the crowd but was not arrested. [more]

18-01-1929 800 women - mostly the wives of striking Port Adelaide workers - began a march in support of their husbands. The women, many with their children marched to the port to confront scabs, and fought back when attacked by police. [more]

31-01-1912 A general strike begins in Brisbane in support of thousands of tramworkers sacked for wearing union badges. [more]