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

SDA wins Broken Hill Allowance Dispute

The SDA has won an important case at the Fair Work Commission regarding the Broken Hill allowance. The Broken Hill allowance was won by the SDA in 2010 and now applies to almost all Retail, Fast Food and Pharmacy outlets … Continued

Steven Marshall: Declare Boxing Day a Public Holiday

Under South Australian legislation, this year because Boxing Day is on a Saturday, the SA Government is moving the public holiday to Monday December 28. This means that workers won’t be entitled to public holiday penalty rates on December 26 … Continued