Tag: fast food

9
May 2022

SDA Wins Supersized Pay Rise For Maccas Managers – Now What About The Backpay?

5 June 2022 For more than two years the SDA has been investigating McDonald’s (McDonald’s Australia and McDonald’s licensees) for underpaying managers and crew and ignoring workplace rights at McDonald’s sites across Australia. The union has written to McDonald’s Australia and all Australian Licensee’s asking them to do the right thing and honour McDonald’s crew and managers rights. McDonald’s have

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23
Mar 2022

MEDIA RELEASE | SDA’s Supersized McLawsuit In front of Federal Court Judge amid 2 new claims

The SDA’s – the union for fast food workers – landmark Federal Court claims against McDonald’s over the deliberate denial of paid 10-minute breaks will be in front of a Federal Court Judge today. The SDA is alleging McDonald’s Australia has been complicit in the systemic exploitation of workers and misrepresentation of their rights across company-owned and franchisee-run restaurants. The

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14
Feb 2022

17 year old takes on Subway’s Zombie Agreement at the Fair Work Commission

12 February 2022 Chantelle Zentveld, who recently turned 17, has lodged an application in the Fair Work Commission to terminate the non-union Enterprise Agreement under which a cluster of 60 Subway employers operate. That Agreement was approved back in 2011 and its nominal expiry date was back in 2015. These non-union Zombie agreements between employers and their workers mean that

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31
Jan 2022

Maccas Workers Lodge Supersized Legal Action Against Fast Food Giant

The SDA – one of Australia’s largest unions – has lodged a groundbreaking claim in the Federal Court against global fast food chain, McDonald’s Australia for deliberately denying workers paid rest breaks and misleading workers about their rights. The claim, on behalf of 338 current and former McDonald’s crew employed across 92 McDonald’s restaurants directly owned and operated by McDonald’s

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13
Jul 2021

JobKeeper 2.0 a must – priority vaccination for retail workers essential

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail workers As New South Wales faces the prospect of a protracted lockdown, the Morrison government must introduce JobKeeper 2.0 to enable workers to put food on the table and to protect them as well as the broader community from the enhanced dangers

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