Tag: retail

13
May 2019

Models win private changerooms at this year’s Fashion Week

Models working at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) have finally won private changing areas for the first time in the history of the event. This follows calls from the SDA – the union for models, for private change areas for models at Fashion Week. The SDA congratulated Fashion Week’s event organisers IMG for undertaking this important initiative which

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11
Aug 2017

What you need to do when an abusive or violent customer comes into your store.

This week, during Safety Demands Action Week, SDA Union Delegates, Health & Safety Reps and Organisers were out in stores talking to workers about health and safety in their store. Customer abuse and violence is serious health and safety concern for retail and fast food workers across the country. This week we’re focusing on the importance of reporting incidents of

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10
Aug 2017

Help us win a case in the Fair Work Commission for all parents and carers

The nature of work and families has changed significantly in the last two decades. Most families must now have two incomes to survive, but there are times when family life must come first. We need your help to win a case in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to give you access to reduced hours while you have significant caring/parenting responsibilities.

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8
Aug 2017

Abuse & violence: shocking stories from retail & fast food workers

Sadly, dealing with abusive and violent customers is increasingly becoming the norm for retail and fast food workers. The SDA, the Union for workers in retail and fast food, is concerned about the immediate and long-term health and safety risks for workers. Following extensive surveying of workers in the industries, the Union hopes to tackle this issue to make workplaces

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7
Aug 2017

What has the SDA done for ALDI employees lately??

The SDA is the Union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers, representing over 200,000 workers across the country for fair wages and improved working conditions. Since ALDI’s arrival in Australia in 2001, the SDA has engaged ALDI with an agenda to deliver better conditions for all employees. We’re working hard to make sure that employees get a fair go

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