Tag: wage increase

17
Jun 2021

Woolworths pays up – no excuse for other retailers to delay paying their workers

17 June 2021 Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food warehouse and online retail workers The SDA welcomes Woolworths’ decision to increase their workers’ pay by 2.5 percent without delay. This means that 120,000 lower paid workers in Woolworths’ supermarkets and 35,000 in Big W stores will get the increase in the minimum

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17
Jun 2021

Minimum wage increase – a pay rise delayed is wage justice denied

16 June 2021 Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail workers The SDA welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase wages for Australia’s lowest paid workers by 2.5 percent, a rise of $20.70 per week for retail employees. This has been achieved despite demands for a zero increase

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11
Jun 2021

No excuses – economy demands a “fair” pay rise for the low paid

SDA MEDIA RELEASE 11 June 2021 Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail workers Australia’s economic performance – the envy of the world according to Scott Morrison – is proof positive that Australia’s lowest paid workers deserve a substantial pay rise as the Fair Work Commission concludes its Annual

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1
Feb 2021

Retail workers pay the price for COVID pandemic sacrifice

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food and online retail workers For seven months, hundreds of thousands low paid frontline workers have endured a Morrison government endorsed pay cut while some company executives have been paying themselves bonuses with taxpayer money which they should not have received. Only today a dark chapter will finally

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25
Nov 2020

Wage justice for junior workers – the SDA welcomes Fair Work Commission decision

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail,  fast food, warehouse and online retail workers The Fair Work Commission today handed down a decision on an application from the SDA, deciding that junior rates will no longer apply to workers at level 4 and above subject to the General Retail Award This is a big win for

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