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SDA News - Summer 2018 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online and contains features on:

Holiday opening hours

The SDA office and information centre will be closed for the following public holidays:

SDA raises over $10,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation

In late September the Branch hosted a charity fundraising breakfast with special guests Greg "Brandy" Alexander and breast cancer survivor Karen Foster.

Important information for Woolworths Petrol workers

Last week Woolworths Limited announced its intention sale of Woolworths Petrol to EG Group. EG Group is a British retailer which operates petrol stations in Europe and the United States. The sale is...

Big W negotiations update

Today the SDA met with Big W to continue negotiations for a new Big W Stores Agreement. The SDA again pressed Big W for the need for a wage increase to be paid before Christmas this year. This was...

SDA wins increases to penalty rates on weeknights and Saturdays

  After a long and hard-fought battle, the SDA has been successful in winning a penalty rate increase for casual employees. This win means that casual workers covered by the Retail Award will receive...

New member benefit: Make It Cheaper

Tired of dreading the arrival of your quarterly energy bill and the impact it has on your spending freedom?

Negotiations for a new McDonald’s Agreement

Your McDonald’s Agreement sets out your pay and conditions at work. The current Agreement has nominally expired but you remain covered by the conditions and received an interim pay rise in February...

Great news for Woolies workers - new Agreement overwhelmingly voted up!

Following a ballot of Woolworths Supermarket employees, an overwhelming majority have voted yes in favour of the proposed Agreement.  62% of eligible Woolworths Supermarkets employees voted in the...

Negotiations for new Big W Agreement

Today the SDA met with Big W to continue negotiations for a new Big W Stores Agreement.