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

How our retail industry can continue to thrive

Opinion piece by SDA Secretary Josh Peak featured in the Advertiser It’s hard to imagine what our life would be like without our retail industry. Day in and day out – retail workers help us feed our families, put clothes … 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