Underpayment of wages is now a full blown epidemic.

Over the past year, there have been numerous reports of large-scale underpayments and payroll errors impacting salaried workers. In response to this, the SDA launched an industry wide audit of all retail brands calling on them to check their systems … Continued

Your Rights on Boxing Day in Adelaide

The State Liberal Government has again ignored retail workers and announced that shops in suburban Adelaide will be allowed to open on Boxing Day from 9am-5pm. Thanks to the SDA’s campaigning, we have secured a condition on the exemption that … Continued

How the SDA won the Broken Hill Allowance

As the union for retail and fast food workers in Broken Hill, the SDA has always fought for the best outcomes for Broken Hill workers. When Australia moved to the Modern Awards system in 2009, the Fair Work Commission removed … Continued

SDA wins for Kmart workers in Fair Work Commission

The SDA’s appeal following the Fair Work Commission’s disappointing decision to not approve the Kmart Agreement has been successful. The Agreement, which was originally lodged in December 2018, was overwhelmingly supported in a 91.7% yes vote. Despite this, the Commission … Continued

Statement on Woolworths Salaried Underpayments

Woolworths has today announced that it is conducting a review of salaried workers wages across all brands dating back to 2010 and estimates that it could results in a back pay of $200-300 million. Salaried workers have rights and are … Continued