Tag: retail

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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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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