SDA Applies to Terminate McDonald’s Agreement

In May, the proposed McDonald’s Agreement 2019 was approved by McDonald’s workers and was sent to the Fair Work Commission for approval. However, last week McDonald’s decided to withdraw the new McDonald’s Agreement from approval. This means the Company will … Continued

New Dan Murphy’s Agreement Voted Up

In good news for Dan Murphy’s workers, the proposed Dan Murphy’s Agreement has been voted up – with a 94% yes vote. This is a great outcome for Dan Murphy’s employees and will ensure: Regular pay rises. Higher weekday pay … Continued

Ripped off working at Subway?

The SDA has become aware of reports that Australian workers are being underpaid by some Subway franchisees. If you are concerned you have been underpaid by Subway we encourage you to visit our website and fill out the form. Click … Continued

SDA Holds Secound Roundtable Discussion on Customer Abuse

This week, the SDA held a second roundtable with the National Retail Association (NRA) and the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) to tackle the customer abuse epidemic in retail and fast food outlets across the country.   The National Customer Abuse … Continued

Wage increases welcome, but more needs to be done

The SDA welcomes the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase the minimum wage and modern award rates by 3%, but at a time of historic low wage growth and cuts to penalty rates, stressed that more needs to be done … Continued

New Bunnings Agreement voted up!

Following a ballot of Bunnings employees, a majority voted yes in favour of the proposed Bunnings Agreement. 59.7% of eligible Bunnings employees voted in the ballot with a 76.7% yes vote. The SDA believes that, notwithstanding the issues which were … Continued