17 year old takes on Subway’s Zombie Agreement at the Fair Work Commission

12 February 2022 Chantelle Zentveld, who recently turned 17, has lodged an application in the Fair Work Commission to terminate the non-union Enterprise Agreement under which a cluster of 60 Subway employers operate. That Agreement was approved back in 2011 and its nominal expiry date was back in 2015. These non-union Zombie agreements between employers…

Maccas Workers Lodge Supersized Legal Action Against Fast Food Giant

The SDA – one of Australia’s largest unions – has lodged a groundbreaking claim in the Federal Court against global fast food chain, McDonald’s Australia for deliberately denying workers paid rest breaks and misleading workers about their rights. The claim, on behalf of 338 current and former McDonald’s crew employed across 92 McDonald’s restaurants directly…

MEDIA RELEASE | REDUCED RED-TAPE, ACCESS TO RAT TESTING A PRIORITY FOR RETAIL STAFF  

9 January 2022 Australia’s retail supply chain is confronting unprecedented stress, risking the community’s access to food and the other essentials, a challenge likely to deepen without urgent government action. Retail employers and employees are joining forces to urge government – federal, state and territory – to act immediately to help stabilise the supply chain…

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…

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