Tag: pay

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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15
Aug 2017

Pay rises at ALDI

Unions have just won a 3.3% pay rise to the minimum wage and Modern Award wages through the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review. Securing a fair and decent wage for retail and warehouse workers is our core business here at the SDA. Pay rates for employees are reviewed each year as part of ALDI’s remuneration review, however an increase

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15
Aug 2017

Woolworths Update for SDA members

SDA seeks administrative increase for Woolworths employees The SDA continues to ensure all Woolworths employees get a fair go at work by providing information, representation and advice to members. Unfortunately, negotiations for a new Woolworths Agreement continue to be delayed. This is due to the Fair Work Commission’s lengthy penalty rates case which resulted in cuts to penalty rates in

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7
Jul 2017

Are you losing out on money at work? Important information for retail & fast food workers.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, if you’re on check-out or drive-thru or whether you’re full-time or casual – you must be paid for all work done. Your employer is legally bound to pay you for all work done. It’s not optional – it’s the law! The SDA is helping more and more members who are being short-changed. In

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10
May 2017

SDA appealing penalty rates cuts for retail, fast food & pharmacy workers in court

SDA appealing the Fair Work decision to cut penalty rates. The Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut penalty for retail, fast food and pharmacy workers covered by Awards is unfair – we want it stopped. It will devastate thousands of hard-working Australians in retail, fast food and pharmacy– making it harder for you and your family to get by. It’s

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