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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
Sep 2019

Media Statement: McDonald’s enterprise agreement withdrawal disappointing

Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary of the SDA – the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers: “The SDA is extremely disappointed that McDonald’s has today withdrawn the proposed enterprise agreement from the registration process before the Fair Work Commission. “The proposed agreement was reached after lengthy negotiations between the parties and while a full agreement wasn’t reached

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2
Sep 2019

Disappointment for Kmart workers as Fair Work Commission fails to approve EBA

In a disappointing move for Kmart workers across the country, the Fair Work Commission has today rejected the proposed enterprise agreement – an agreement which would have delivered pay rises across the board while also protecting, and improving, workers’ hard-won conditions. The agreement was rejected primarily on the basis of voting technicalities going to who was and wasn’t entitled to

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29
Aug 2019

Ripped off working at Subway? The SDA can help.

The SDA has become aware of reports that Australian workers are being underpaid by some Subway franchisees. If you are concerned you have been underpaid by Subway we encourage you to visit our website and fill out the form. All workers deserve fair wages and conditions. The SDA is the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers. We secure the

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