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Union win: New family and domestic violence leave from 1 August in Award-covered workplaces

For many years, unions including the SDA have been campaigning for family and domestic violence leave to be included in Modern Awards.    From 1 August this year new unpaid family and violence leave...

Luna Park Family Day

SDA members can get great value on unlimited ride passes for our Luna Park members day on Sunday 26 August. The first 900 sold will be just $10 (limit of five per member); any further sold will be $...

Important Update For Woolworths Workers

Plastic bag bans Thank you to all Woolworths workers who are working hard through the change of new bans on single-use plastic bags.

July Pay Rise at Prouds

Prouds staff will receive a 1% wage increase from 2 July this year.  This pay rise is a result of unions, including the SDA, winning an increase in the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review. 

David Jones Pay Increase in July

As you may be aware, David Jones and the SDA have been bargaining about the terms and conditions currently provided to employees covered by the David Jones Enterprise Agreement 2012 over the last 18...

BIG W Top up increase from 1 July

Top up increase from 1 July Negotiations for a new Big W Agreement will start next month. The SDA pushed for an interim pay rise for Big W workers and Grade 2 Retail Associates will receive a top up...

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Don’t Bag Retail Staff – No One Deserves a Serve

With the banning of single use plastic bags across Australia in the coming weeks the union for retail workers the SDA, will launch a special ‘Don’t Bag Retail Staff’ campaign as part of their ongoing...

Important information for Officeworks employees

The current Officeworks Agreement is expired and negotiations for a new Agreement will start soon. However, we know how important it is for your pay to go up each year so your wages keep up with the...

SDA News - Winter 2018 edition

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

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday – Monday 11 June Coles Supermarkets Employees in NSW and the ACT

Monday, June 11th is the Queen’s Birthday public holiday in New South Wales and the ACT.