Tag: retail and fast food union

1
May 2019

Bunnings workers vote ‘yes’ to new enterprise agreement

Bunnings workers have delivered a strong 76.7% ‘yes’ vote to a new enterprise agreement which improves penalty rates, locks in pay rises and provides better job security for part time and casual workers. The ballot, which closed on Monday night saw 59.7% (21,439) of Bunnings workers turn out to vote on the new agreement with 16,443 (76.7%) voting ‘yes’. The

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10
Oct 2017

Penalty rates appeal: Our workplace laws are broken. We need to Change to Rules to protect your pay.

The SDA and United Voice appealed the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut penalty rates for retail, fast food, hospitality and pharmacy workers through a judicial review in the Federal Court. Both unions put up a strong fight to reverse Sunday and public holiday penalty rate cuts but unfortunately, the Federal Court did not rule in our favour. The SDA

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4
Jul 2017

SDA and Coles begin negotiations

Today the SDA met with Coles to begin negotiations for a new Coles Agreement and the Company provided their opening position. Tomorrow, we’ll be taking our list of claims to the Company. Over the last week, Coles SDA Delegates from across the country came together to discuss our approach to negotiations. During those meetings, SDA Delegates passed resolutions which support

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