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Category: SDA Union News

Union win: new family and domestic violence leave from 1 August

For many years, unions including the SDA have been campaigning for family and domestic violence leave to be included in Modern Awards. From 1 August 2018 new unpaid family and violence leave entitlements will be introduced to all Modern Awards. This is a direct result of our case in the Fair Work Commission calling for…

SDA wins overtime for casual workers

The SDA has been successful in its bid to secure overtime rates for casual workers in the retail, fast food, pharmacy and hair and beauty industries, in a case before the Fair Work Commission. The win for casual workers came as part of the SDA’s efforts to protect and advance the terms and conditions contained…

Improved Parental Leave at Bunnings

Bunnings recently updated their company parental leave policy which includes a range of improvements for workers. The SDA and its members have been committed to advocating for improvements to parental leave at Bunnings for many years and this is a great outcome for workers. The new policy will apply to Bunnings workers who take leave…

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