Christmas Day Public Holiday One Step Closer

With the bill to make Christmas Day a public holiday passing the Upper House last week, the SDA – the state’s largest union – is calling on Premier Marshall to ensure the swift passage of this legislation through the Lower … Continued

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

Know Your Rights: Keeping Effective Notes

Whilst Enterprise Agreements and Awards set out the rules by which the Company operates, it is often the information recorded by members that allows the union to enforce these rules. Keeping notes of any incidents can raise standards in the … 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