Feb 2017

5 things all supermarket workers should know before uni starts

Heading to O’Week this week? Here’s some advice if you’re going to be balancing work and uni too. Change your availability at work If you’re a uni student, chances are you picked up an extra shift here or there over the summer. Now that uni is back – you need to update your availability with work so you don’t get

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Feb 2017

SDA Regulation S158A Applications -Rule Changes

Members are advised that the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA) as a federally registered organisation of employees has lodged four applications with the Fair Work Commission for consent to alter the SDA eligibility rules to embody particular provisions in the constitution rules of four State unions of which the SDA is the counterpart federally registered organisation. The State

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Jan 2017

SDA successfully opposes unfair H&M agreement

The SDA, the union representing retail, fast food and warehouse workers,  has won a victory for H&M workers after successfully opposing an unfair enterprise agreement in the Fair Work Commission (FWC). Deputy President Bull dismissed the application to approve H & M Enterprise Agreement 2016 on the basis that it did not satisfactorily meet the ‘Better Off Overall Test’ (BOOT)

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Dec 2016

SDA calls on public to respect retail and fast food workers this festive season

The SDA, the union representing retail, fast food and warehouse workers is sending a clear message this festive season: calling on all shoppers to keep their cool when they hit the shops over December and January. SDA National Secretary, Gerard Dwyer said, “Thousands of retail and fast food workers are regularly subjected to customer abuse and violence while they are

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Nov 2016

SDA achieves win for ALDI workers

The SDA has achieved a win for ALDI workers today as the Federal Court (FC) has determined in its favour in a landmark case. The decision on the ALDI Regency Park Agreement 2015 which covers parts of South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria dealt with: • Whether the agreement should be considered Greenfields. • Whether the Full Bench of

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