Your DC News – November 2017

Your November DC News is available online, click here to read it now. Top stories include: SDA launches campaign for new EBA at Woolworths ARDC When it comes to superannuation, REST is best Fighting for better conditions at Coles EP You will also receive … Continued

It’s Time to Change the Rules for Working Women

The SDA has joined forces with the ACTU to change the rules for working women across Australia and help achieve gender equality. Women make up 46.2% of the Australian workforce and yet, they are the consistently undervalued, underpaid, discriminated against, … Continued

Federal Court Review of Penalty Rates Cuts Begins

The SDA and United Voice are appearing in the Federal Court today to appeal the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut penalty rates for retail, fast food, pharmacy and hospitality workers covered by Awards. The first set of these cuts … Continued

SDA secures draft new Agreement for Coles employees

Coles and the SDA have agreed on a draft new EBA to cover retail store team members. The SDA set out to negotiate the Agreement with four key priorities, endorsed at multiple meetings by SDA Delegates from stores throughout Australia: … Continued

What is a Health & Safety Rep?

The SDA has a large network of Health and Safety Representatives who help keep the health and safety of workers a priority. Health and Safety Reps (HSRs) are workers in shops, stores and warehouses who make the workplace safer for … Continued