Tag: McDonald’s

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– the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers: “The SDA is extremely disappointed that McDonald’s has today withdrawn the proposed enterprise agreement from the registration process before the Fair Work Commission.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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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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