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SDA takes Woolworths to Fair Work Commission against restructure

The SDA opposes the Woolworths decision on restructuring. We are fighting to protect workers jobs, pay and conditions. The SDA is taking Woolworths to the Fair Work Commission against the restructure. The proposed changes are in no way connected to the new Woolworths Agreement and is not something the SDA had any input into. Remember,…

Important Information: Woolworths operating changes

Woolworths Announces Operating Changes Woolworths has announced and started discussing with team members a restructure of the store operating model for Woolworths Supermarkets nationally. Some members have contacted the SDA about the proposed changes to the store operating model after they have had discussions with their local managers about the proposed changes. The restructure announced…

MEDIA RELEASE | New McDonald’s Agreement approved by workers

After a complex journey, McDonalds workers have approved a new enterprise bargaining agreement which improves penalty rates on late nights and weekends, makes it easier for casual employees to secure permanent work and provides a strong basis for future improvements. The agreement was approved with a 59% ‘yes’ vote versus a 41% ‘no’ vote, with over 50,000 McDonalds workers participating. The significant ‘no’ vote reflects the position…

Union won: pay rise for workers on 1 July

Today the Fair Work Commission handed down the Annual Wage Review decision. On 1 July 2019 workers on the minimum wage and workers covered by a Modern Award will receive a 3% pay rise. This includes the Award for workers in retail, fast food and pharmacy. This pay increase is thanks to SDA union members…

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