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SDA Junior Rates Win

Media Statement | 25 November 2020 The SDA recently made final submissions that Junior rates should not apply to workers on classifications 2-8 in the Retail Award as part of the 4 yearly review. The Fair Work Commission handed down their decision this morning and have agreed that junior rates will no longer apply to…

Retirement Income Review – Another attack on Women

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE | 20 November 2020 Here we go again. The Australian Services Union (ASU), Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) and the SDA, the Union for Retail, fast food and warehouse workers, represent over half a million working women in Australia. Our members are essential workers who have been at the centre of…

Lush underpayment decision highlights the value of union membership

Quotes from Gerard Dwyer, National Secretary the SDA the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail employees The SDA acknowledges Lush’s decision to pay more than 3,000 current and former workers more than four million dollars in underpayments. This need never have occurred. If unions still had the right to conduct spot checks…

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