New Priceline Agreement approved by Fair Work Commission

The new Priceline Agreement has now been approved by the Fair Work Commission (FWC). This is an excellent outcome for Priceline workers who will now have: Improved penalty rates; Improved leave provisions Hard-won SDA union conditions; Annual pay rises. The … Continued

ALDI loses Federal Court Appeal

Media statement | 1 March 2019 A Full Bench of the Federal Court has today upheld Fair Work Commission (FWC) decisions that ALDI, in altering the notice of employee representational rights (NERR) it issued to its employees in the process … Continued

Important announcement from the SDA

As of 20 February 2019, Sonia Romeo will be stepping down as Secretary of the SDA and will continue her work at the union in the role of Assistant Secretary. As a mother of three beautiful boys, she has chosen … Continued

Your rights on Australia Day

This year, Australia Day falls on a Saturday (26 January) and the public holiday has been prescribed for Monday (28 January). This means for the vast majority of SDA members, work on Monday January 28 – not Saturday January 26 … Continued

Know Your Rights: Working in Hot Weather

When it comes to hot weather, workplaces don’t have to be below a specific temperature but employers have to ensure they provide a healthy and safe work environment. During hot weather employers should allow greater flexibility within the workplace to … Continued

Netflix Gift Card Competition Winners!

The SDA is pleased to announce the winners of our Netflix voucher competition. Adiel Rosenberg Nick Del Medico William Carnie Kiara Parr-Todd Sophie Anderson Michael Smith Brett Manning Kirsty Hagarty Tim Harrison Monique Whitcher Thank you to all members who … Continued

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Christmas Opening Hours From 21 December 2018 to 2 January 2019, the SDA Member Support Hotline will be available to members from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays.