Tag: McDonald’s

4
Jun 2019

MEDIA RELEASE | New McDonald’s Agreement approved by workers

After a complex journey, McDonalds workers have approved a new enterprise bargaining agreement which improves penalty rates on late nights and weekends, makes it easier for casual employees to secure permanent work and provides a strong basis for future improvements. The agreement was approved with a 59% ‘yes’ vote versus a 41% ‘no’ vote, with over 50,000 McDonalds workers participating. The significant ‘no’ vote reflects the position taken by the SDA when

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28
Aug 2017

Media Statement: wages and conditions and McDonald’s

The article ‘McDonalds defends not paying weekend penalty rates and shoppies union wage deal’ (27/08 – The Age online) fails to take into account the full package of take home pay and conditions received by McDonalds workers as a result of their SDA negotiated enterprise bargaining agreements. At McDonalds 97% workers voted in support of having a significantly higher base

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