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50 Days of Secrecy: Will Knoll Finally Release Privatisation Details? 2019-08-22 [RTBU]

No-Show Knoll leaves Adelaide stranded and confused 2019-08-22 [RTBU]

Union says local workers will miss out on Mortal Kombat jobs boost 2019-08-21 [ABC]

Adelaide train network shuts down for privatisation meeting 2019-08-20 [News.com]

Government’s privatisation argument shredded by industry figures 2019-08-08 [RTBU]

ITF union RTBU starts campaign to keep #OurPublicTransport for the people 2019-08-02 [ITF]

RTBU Legal Win on Disciplinary Process and Natural Justice 2019-07-28 [RTBU]

Public transport workers launch campaign to keep our trains and trams in public hands 2019-07-28 [RTBU]

Rail, Tram and Bus Union SA launches campaign against privatisation plans 2019-07-28 [The Advertiser]

Construction site supervisor who set fire to apprentice pleads guilty in tribunal 2019-07-21 [ABC]

Train and tram workers demand meeting with Stephan Knoll 2019-07-12 [RTBU]

Stephan Knoll hiding behind spin and lies 2019-07-09 [RTBU]

Union backlash as trains, tram service to be privatized 2019-07-02 [AdelaideNow]

CFMEU battles developer of Adelaide's tallest tower 2019-07-01 [The Financial Review]

Public school teachers vote to go on strike for better pay and conditions 2019-06-25 [ABC]

Disability Members Stop Privatisation 2019-06-12 [United Voice]

Wage caps for South Australia’s public servants 2019-06-03 [The Australian]

Privatisation would puts profits before passengers 2019-05-17 [RTBU]

Minister for Transport walks all over Eyre Peninsula Grain Line 2019-05-12 [RTBU]

Workers at Toll Fight Unsafe Rosters 2019-05-07 [Mirage]

Ramsay must step in to save Eyre Peninsula Rail Line 2019-05-02 [RTBU]

Concern SA paramedics will miss out on flu jabs 2019-04-30 [9 News]

SARTA and TWU take aim over SE Freeway rules 2019-04-26 [ATN]

Flu vaccine for staff runs out at Flinders Medical Centre 2019-04-25 [The Advertiser]

WorkSafe SA in crash probe clarification after TWU calls 2019-04-24 [ATN]

Unions target Boothby in Change the Rules protest 2019-04-11 [SA Unions]

 VIDEO Hundreds of union members gather in SA as part of nationwide protests 2019-04-10 [7 News]

Mathias Cormann fails to act and more jobs go at Osborne shipyards 2019-03-26 [Mirage]

Change the Rules election campaign kicks off in Boothby 2019-03-21 [ACTU]

Enforceable Undertaking related to workplace death 2019-03-18 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

New Secretary for SA Unions 2019-03-05 [SA Unions]

NALHN cuts breaks for emergency department staff without genuine consultation 2019-02-24 [ANMF]

Union leader and longshore icon David Arian’s impact on the ports — and beyond — celebrated at memorial in Wilmington 2019-01-28 [The Daily Breeze]

Potential disruption at Adelaide airport if rates and conditions slashed 2019-01-15 [TWU]

Fire station is evacuated over contamination fears as workers refuse to return after hundreds were found with dangerous levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies 2018-12-22 [The Daily Mail]

'We worked those hours, we should get paid' 2018-12-16 [United Voice]

NTEU warns of 200 job losses in ‘reckless’ Flinders restructure 2018-12-10 [NTEU]

West Coast schools take industrial action as a show of solidarity 2018-12-04 [The Sentinel]

Teachers rally, as almost 200 schools close in South Australia 2018-11-29 [ABC]

More than 1000 teachers expected to rally in Adelaide CBD on Thursday during strike 2018-11-28 [News.com]

Teachers set to vote to go on strike for first time in 10 years 2018-11-20 [ABC]

Coroner recommends spotters on construction sites to save lives: Inquest findings into death of Jorge Castillo-Riffo 2018-11-06 [CFMMEU]

Job cuts at Port Pirie Nyrstar smelter despite government-aided redevelopment 2018-11-06 [ABC]

Anglicare SA makes 43 workers redundant as push for more NDIS funding fails 2018-11-05 [ABC]

AnglicareSA disability workers made redundant, union claims 2018-11-05 [The Advertiser]

SA Unions hosts meeting in Port Augusta 2018-10-19 [The Transcontinental]

Union bides Viterra’s time 2018-10-15 [The Times]

CFMEU steps up the OHS pressure 2018-10-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

SafeWorkSA described as dysfunctional and immature 2018-09-04 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Inquiry into industrial deaths moves to Adelaide 2018-09-17 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

This month in labour history

1-08-1990 Founding of the United Firefighters Union of Australia. [more]

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]

17-08-1861 Coal miners in NSW refuse 20% wage cut & walk out; locked out until October. [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]