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Dec 2019

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE | WORKERS CALL ON POLITICIANS TO STAND-UP FOR SUPER & WOMEN

2 December 2019  WORKERS CALL ON POLITICIANS TO STAND-UP FOR SUPER & WOMEN Members of Australia’s three largest trade unions, representing more than half a million workers, will converge on Parliament house in Canberra today to push for an acceleration of the planned increase in the superannuation guarantee to 12 per cent and urge politicians to address the barriers that

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21
Nov 2019

Win for Costco workers as new agreement approved

In a big win for the country’s over 3,150 Costco workers, a new agreement delivering wage increases and improved conditions has been approved by the Fair Work Commission.   The Fair Work Commission approved the new Costco enterprise agreement on Monday 20 November. The agreement will come into effect from Wednesday 27 November.   SDA – the union for retail,

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14
Oct 2019

Your Safety Demands Action – No One Deserves A Serve

Safety Demands Action Week is here! Throughout the week, the SDA will be focusing on your safety and how abusive and violent customer behaviour is one of the most important workplace health and safety issues that needs to be addressed. Since the SDA launched our No One Deserves A Serve campaign, we have made really important progress creating awareness and bringing employers

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14
Oct 2019

MEDIA RELEASE | Industry first – major employers, shopping centres and unions pledge to eradicate customer abuse for good

In an industry first, retail and fast food employers, peak retailer groups, shopping centres, regulators, government and unions are joining forces to eradicate customer abuse in Australian shops. The SDA’s industry statement has been signed by a range of industry groups including the National Retailer Association, the Australian Retailers Association. The statement has also been signed by major employers including

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30
Jul 2019

SDA union hosts second national roundtable to tackle customer abuse epidemic in retail and fast food

Today the SDA will host a second roundtable with the National Retail Association (NRA) and the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) to tackle the customer abuse epidemic in retail and fast food outlets across the country. The National Customer Abuse & Violence Industry Roundtable will bring together major employers, industry peak bodies, NGOs and government organisations from across Australia to discuss

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