Tag: retail workers

7
Apr 2022

RETAIL WAGE INCREASE WOULD EASE COST OF LIVING PRESSURE AND BENEFIT REGIONAL ECONOMIES

A National Wage Case increase would be a shot in the arm for regional retail workers, regional retail workers and their communities, according to new modelling released today by the SDA. The ACTU is seeking a five per cent increase to the minimum wage for lower income workers including those in retail and fast food jobs. New modelling by independent

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31
Mar 2022

Retailers call for a wage freeze for low paid workers a “disgrace”

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, warehouse, online retail and fast food, workers “Low paid, frontline workers have seen their wages going backwards for a decade. “Now as some of the lowest paid workers struggle with the skyrocketing cost of living, as they struggle with rising food prices and the cost of other essentials,

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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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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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25
Nov 2020

Wage justice for junior workers – the SDA welcomes Fair Work Commission decision

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail,  fast food, warehouse and online retail workers The Fair Work Commission today handed down a decision on an application from the SDA, deciding that junior rates will no longer apply to workers at level 4 and above subject to the General Retail Award This is a big win for

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