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Mar 2018

Media Statement | Domino’s agreement withdrawal

Statement from National Secretary of the SDA – the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers – National Secretary, Gerard Dwyer:   “The SDA is extremely disappointed that Domino’s has withdrawn the proposed enterprise agreement from the registration process before the Fair Work Commission.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 which also saw

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14
Mar 2018

Union for retail and fast food workers hosts roundtable to tackle customer abuse epidemic

The SDA is bringing together major employers, industry peak bodies, NGOs and government organisations from across Australia to focus on Australia’s customer abuse epidemic. The National Customer Abuse & Violence Industry Roundtable to be hosted by the SDA on Thursday, will involve discussions with major employers including Coles, Woolworths and McDonalds, industry peak bodies such as the National Retail Association

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14
Mar 2018

SDA seeks improvements for part time workers in Fast Food Industry Award

The SDA is currently seeking to secure significant improvements for part time workers in the Fast Food Industry Award (FFIA) in a case before the FWC as part of its 4-yearly review of modern awards. SDA National Secretary Gerard Dwyer said that the changes to the part time clause in the Award will promote part time employment in an industry

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14
Mar 2018

Retailers call for 0% pay increase completely out of touch

Media statement | 14 March 2018 The SDA has condemned a submission by the National Retailers Association (NRA) to the Fair Work Commission’s 4-yearly review of modern awards which calls for a 0% pay increase as completely out of touch with the realities of retail workers and the Australian economy. SDA National Secretary Gerard Dwyer said that the NRA submission

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25
Feb 2018

Media Release | Coles workers vote yes on new agreement

 Coles workers have overwhelmingly voted to accept a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement which delivers an immediate payment to workers, delivers pay rises for every worker, protects take home pay, improves penalty rates and secures hard won union conditions.   The new agreement received a 90% ‘yes’ vote in a ballot in which over 48,000 Coles workers participated, representing 61% of

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