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

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