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World Day Against Child Labour: SA Unions call for immediate legislation on minimum working age i...

June 11, 2024

On this World Day Against Child Labour, SA Unions and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association (SDA) are jointly calling on the South Australian Government to take decisive action to protect children by legislating a minimum working age.

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Business & SA Unions collaborating to address future workforce needs in SA

February 29, 2024

From today, workers will be represented on new industry skills councils, signaling a seismic shift away from corporate cronyism, towards a skills and training system that can adequately meet our states’ future economic and industrial needs.

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Workers poisoned by AGL Torrens Island, SafeWork 'missing' after 7 months

February 06, 2024

Workers at the AGL Torrens Island Power Station were poisoned with lead after AGL had failed to establish safety processes for handling lead in early 2023.

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Professor Fels' report provides 'game plan' to tackle price gouging

February 02, 2024

In August of last year, the ACTU initiated an investigation into price gouging and unfair pricing behaviors. The inquiry was overseen by former ACCC Chair Professor Allan Fels AO. Today, the findings of this report have been released.

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SA minimum wage gets an 8.6% boost

December 12, 2023

The South Australian Employment Tribunal has accepted SA Unions’ pay rise claims for increases of 5.75% for awards and allowances and 8.6% for the Minimum Standard for Remuneration (state minimum wage) in the 2023 State Wage Case.

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Workers celebrate as closing loopholes bill gets green light from crossbench

December 07, 2023

SA Unions celebrate a big win for workers, as key parts of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 get the green light from the Senate.

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