Tag: retail

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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7
Aug 2017

Does your store have a health & safety rep?

The SDA has a large network of Health and Safety Representatives who help keep the health and safety of workers a priority. Health and Safety Reps (HSRs) are workers in shops, stores and warehouses who make the workplace safer for their fellow workers. They are elected by employees to ensure the highest standards of workplace health and safety are maintained

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7
Jul 2017

Don’t know where your pay slips are? Here’s why you should.

Retail, fast food & warehouse workers should always receive regular pay slips and keep them! Legally, you must receive a pay slip – either printed or electronic – within 1 working day of your pay day. It might not seem important to check your pay slips but they are detailed records of your pay. If you’re underpaid or your entitlements

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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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6
Jul 2017

Unions win important step for casual worker rights

In good news for casual workers, unions have won an important case to help secure better rights for casual workers. Unions, including the SDA, are working hard to address the growing problem of casual work and casualisation of Australia’s workforce. We need to provide casual workers with stronger rights and better job security. Over many years unions, including the SDA,

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