Tag: health and safety

20
Apr 2020

Congratulations NSW on spitting fines – time for the other state governments to act

Media statement | 19 April 2020 Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA – the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers The decision by the NSW government to extend its $5,000 fine for spitting and coughing to retail workers highlights the urgency of the other state and territory governments following suit. While the most prominent examples of

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16
Apr 2020

Retail re-opening – a decision for the entire community, not individual retailers

Media statement | 16 April 2020 Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers It is understandable that retailers should be keen to re-open their businesses as soon as it is safe to do so. But this is a decision for the entire community, led by government on the advice of

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7
Aug 2017

Does your store have a health & safety rep?

The SDA has a large network of Health and Safety Representatives who help keep the health and safety of workers a priority. Health and Safety Reps (HSRs) are workers in shops, stores and warehouses who make the workplace safer for their fellow workers. They are elected by employees to ensure the highest standards of workplace health and safety are maintained

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