Due to changes to the NSW Workers Compensation Act 1987 in 2012 any worker on workers compensation who is covered by this Act who has received weekly benefits for 260 weeks (5 years) or more who has...
Workers Compensation: Termination of Weekly Benefits
Christmas At Risk For Retail Workers
From Media Release 10 August 2017
Coles Negotiations Continues
Meetings between the SDA and Coles have continued over the past two days as part of negotiations for a new Coles Supermarkets Agreement.
Pay Rises at McDonalds
The SDA has always worked hard to ensure you get a fair go when it comes to the pay and conditions set out in your McDonald’s Agreement. The McDonald’s Agreement expired on 24 June 2017 and the SDA...
SDA News - Winter 2017 edition
This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online and contains features on:
Unions win important step for casual worker rights
In good news for casual workers, unions have won an important case to help secure better rights for casual workers covered by Awards. Unions, including the SDA, are working hard to address the...
SDA and Coles begin negotiations
Today the SDA met with Coles to begin negotiations for a new Coles Agreement and the Company provided their opening position. Tomorrow, we’ll be taking our list of claims to the Company.
Securing your Coles pay + conditions
The SDA, as your representative, is now negotiating with Coles for a new Coles Agreement. Your Coles Agreement sets out your pay and conditions and we will be working hard to secure fair and decent...
Pay Rises at Myer
As a result of negotiations between Myer and the SDA, a wage increase totalling $18.20 per week will apply from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 201
Pay Rise for Bunnings Warehouse and Small Format Store Team Members
The SDA, your Union, has been negotiating for pay rises and a new Enterprise Agreement with Bunnings. Negotiations for a new Agreement are well advanced and will continue.