Tag: workers

4
Jun 2019

MEDIA RELEASE | New McDonald’s Agreement approved by workers

After a complex journey, McDonalds workers have approved a new enterprise bargaining agreement which improves penalty rates on late nights and weekends, makes it easier for casual employees to secure permanent work and provides a strong basis for future improvements. The agreement was approved with a 59% ‘yes’ vote versus a 41% ‘no’ vote, with over 50,000 McDonalds workers participating. The significant ‘no’ vote reflects the position taken by the SDA when

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30
May 2019

Wage increase welcome, but more needs to be done

The SDA, the union for workers in retail, fast food and warehousing welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase the minimum wage and modern award rates by 3%, but at a time of historic low wage growth and cuts to penalty rates, stressed that more needs to be done to lift wages and strengthen local economies. SDA National Secretary Gerard

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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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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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