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Two Longs Don't Make a Right! 2020-01-10 [CFMMEU]

Fruit picking backpackers caught in 'debt bondage' are forced to perform sex acts in exchange for more hours to pay their bills 2019-12-04 [The Daily Mail]

Frontline police call for backup to tackle the threat within 2019-11-22 [In Daily]

Sacking of Uber Eats driver, allegedly for a late food delivery, compared to modern slavery 2019-11-18 [The Guardian]

'The party of workers is abandoning us': Labor Right helps kill sex work legislation 2019-11-13 [In Daily]

3,000 postcards to the delivered to South Australian Premier 2019-11-13 [RTBU]

Disability workforce must have their voices heard in Royal Commission 2019-11-13 [UWU]

Building business forced to lay off workers amid pay dispute 2019-10-17 [ABC]

‘Holla for a Marshall’ - because you won’t find a security guard 2019-09-30 [RTBU]

SA Unions Submission to Wage Theft Inquiry 2019-09-25 [SA Unions]

Australian bus driver refuses to take Aboriginal students to school 2019-09-25 [Welcome to Country ]

Train and tram workers to take privatisation fight to SANFL Grand Final 2019-09-20 [RTBU]

TWU protest at port Adelaide Aldi store over road safety & attacks on free speech 2019-09-11 [TWU]

Union encouraged that Collins Class to remain in SA 2019-09-11 [Manufacturers]

Toxic safety culture putting workers at risk 2019-09-05 [CFMMEU]

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]

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]