Tag: sda union

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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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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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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18
Mar 2022

Urgent law reform needed to prevent sexual harassment at work

The Power to Prevent Coalition is calling on the Australian Government to act now to prevent sexual harassment at work by implementing all remaining recommendations of the Respect@Work report. In a formal submission to the Government’s consultation process which closed today, the Coalition has highlighted eight legislative reforms that can deliver on the Respect@Work plan for safe and gender-equal workplaces

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