Tag: retail and fast food union

2
Dec 2021

Underpayments – Fair Work Ombudsman takes Coles to court for $115m

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food warehouse and online retail workers This is yet another reminder that underpayments remain rife in the retail and service sectors, denying thousands of workers their legal entitlements. Too many companies have simply been getting their payroll responsibilities wrong. It is also a reminder that all companies

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13
Jul 2021

Retail workers welcome wage support – calls for priority vaccination for retail workers

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA, the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail workers The SDA welcomes the decision of the Prime Minister and the NSW Premier to extend and enhance payments to workers who have had their hours reduced or lost jobs as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. It would help if there

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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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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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