You have the right to say no to work on Boxing Day

The SDA is very disappointed the State Liberal Government has used an exemption to allow shops in suburban Adelaide to trade on Boxing Day from 9am-5pm this year. We know this extension won’t create jobs, won’t lead to more sales … Continued

Union Win: New Freezer Jackets at Woolies

The SDA is pleased to announce that Woolworths Supermarkets employees will have access to NEW freezer jackets from October 2018 thanks to SDA members in Queensland and New South Wales who reported concerns about wearing dirty and unhygienic freezer jackets … Continued


On Sunday 3 June 2018 the SDA, the union for retail workers, alongside local workers, retailers and business owners launched an advertising campaign demanding the Liberal Government stop its plan to deregulate shop trading hours. State Premier Steven Marshall plans … Continued

Bunnings introduce improvements to parental leave

Bunnings recently updated their company parental leave policy which includes a range of improvements for workers. This is a fantastic outcome for workers, as the SDA has consistently advocated for improvements to parental leave at Bunnings for many years. The … Continued

It’s Time to Change the Rules for Workers

Australia’s workplace laws are broken. Big businesses continue to make record profits yet many workers are stuck in insecure work and feeling the effects of stagnant wage growth. That’s why the SDA is proudly supporting the Australian Council of Trade … Continued