Tag: Woolworths

May 2020

SDA UNION WIN: Woolies commits to recognition payment

The SDA has been working hard to push for an essential service payment for frontline workers who continue to work during this pandemic. In good news today, Woolworths has announced its commitment to make a recognition payment to employees. It’s the right thing to do and the SDA welcomes Woolworths decision. This is a huge development in our push for

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Mar 2020

Congratulations to Woolworths – Statement from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary SDA

The SDA congratulates Woolworths for its decision to pay casual staff required to self-isolate as a consequence of COVID-19. The company is demonstrating corporate leadership and community responsibility as Australia comes to terms of this significant threat to the nation’s health and wellbeing. It is time for all other retailers to follow Woolworths’ lead. Small and medium retailers, who have

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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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