A message to SA customers: do your part for retail workers

With South Australia heading into lockdown tonight, the SDA is calling on South Australians to help stop the spread by not rushing into shops and ensuring they are following all Government restrictions.  Time and time again, retail workers have been … Continued

Union Win: Superannuation increases to 10% from 1 July

The Superannuation Guarantee, which is a compulsory payment in addition to your ordinary earnings set aside for your retirement, is increasing from 9.5 per cent to 10 per cent on July 1. This is good news!  Superannuation is an important part … Continued

SDA Members Must be Prioritised for Vaccines

Our members are essential workers on the front line of this pandemic. Every day, our members come into contact with thousands of customers which heightens their risk of exposure to COVID-19. The SDA believes that essential retail and warehouse workers … Continued

Win: Woolworths to pay wage increase to workers on July 1

The SDA welcomes Woolworths’ decision to increase their workers’ pay by 2.5 percent without delay. This means that hundreds of thousands of workers in Woolworths Supermarkets, Big W, BWS and Dan Murphy’s will get the increase in the minimum wage … Continued

Stop Paid Parking at TTP

The SDA and members have united with customers, residents, business owners and local politicians to stop a proposal by Westfield to introduce paid parking and boom gates at TTP Shopping Centre in Adelaide’s North. Since this was made public in … Continued

Workplace sexual harassment must be called out

The stories of sexual harassment, assault and violence in our country’s parliament have sent shockwaves across our communities and workplaces.  Unfortunately, these matters are not just isolated to the nation’s Capital. For too many SDA members, sexual harassment is more … Continued

Workers deserve an immediate pay rise on July 1

The SDA and the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) are pushing for a real and immediate pay rise for hundreds of thousands of Australian workers in this year’s Annual Wage Review. In 2020, despite everything retail, fast food and … Continued