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Category: SDA Union News

Union win: new casual conversion clause

From 1 October 2018 thousands of casual workers working in retail, fast food, hair and beauty and pharmacy will have access to a new casual conversion clause. If you’re employed as a causal and covered by a Modern Award, you now have the right to request to convert to permanent work. Some companies covered by…

Resources for when you need professional help

Remember, you’re not alone at work. The SDA is here to provide our members in retail, fast food and warehousing advice, support and information about your work. And we can help if something goes wrong by making sure you know your rights and are represented work. It’s also important to know that when it comes…

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…

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