Tag: pay

12
Nov 2019

Big win for Kmart workers as union appeal successful

Media statement | 12 November 2019 More than 32,000 Kmart workers across the country are a big step closer to receiving the improved pay and conditions they deserve after the SDA’s appeal against the Fair Work Commission’s recent disappointing decision not to approve the Kmart Agreement was successful. The SDA – the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers –

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30
Sep 2019

Media Statement: McDonald’s enterprise agreement withdrawal disappointing

Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary of the SDA – the union for retail, fast food and warehouse workers: “The SDA is extremely disappointed that McDonald’s has today withdrawn the proposed enterprise agreement from the registration process before the Fair Work Commission. “The proposed agreement was reached after lengthy negotiations between the parties and while a full agreement wasn’t reached

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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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15
Aug 2017

Pay rises at ALDI

Unions have just won a 3.3% pay rise to the minimum wage and Modern Award wages through the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review. Securing a fair and decent wage for retail and warehouse workers is our core business here at the SDA. Pay rates for employees are reviewed each year as part of ALDI’s remuneration review, however an increase

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15
Aug 2017

Woolworths Update for SDA members

SDA seeks administrative increase for Woolworths employees The SDA continues to ensure all Woolworths employees get a fair go at work by providing information, representation and advice to members. Unfortunately, negotiations for a new Woolworths Agreement continue to be delayed. This is due to the Fair Work Commission’s lengthy penalty rates case which resulted in cuts to penalty rates in

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