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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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31
May 2021

SDA takes McDonald’s Franchise to the Federal Court for substituting paid breaks for free soft drinks.

The South Australian Branch of the SDA – the union for fast food workers – has lodged a landmark case against a third South Australian McDonald’s Franchisee in the Federal Court. On behalf of 25 current and former McDonald’s workers, the SDA is alleging that IA & DM Robson Pty Ltd deliberately denied workers paid rest and drink breaks. IA

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21
Apr 2021

Give Maccas workers a break: SDA launches second Federal Court action against McDonald’s over rest breaks

The SDA – the union for fast food workers – has lodged a landmark case against a second McDonald’s Franchisee in the Federal Court. On behalf of 55 current and former crew members, the SDA is alleging that Delbridge Investments Pty Ltd (operated by Graham Delbridge) deliberately denied workers paid rest and drink breaks. Delbridge Investments own the Murray Bridge,

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