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Testimonials

I think the question should be this:  Why should somebody not join the SDA? That list would be short.  


With the upcoming EBA negotiations it's great to have someone pushing our company for better conditions in my workplace.  


They are very informative and helpful. They keep you up to date with information which affects our work lives. They will support you with unfair dismissal or help you with any concern you have. Best o  


The SDA is always working at getting the best and safest conditions for you and if something goes wrong they are there for you.  


Answers to your common questions

How much does it cost?

SDA fees are modest and charged weekly through your pay. Fees are deducted according to the hours you work:

Membership Fees as at 1 January 2020
Less than 10 hours a week $ 4.10
10 hours or more but less than 20 hours per week $ 7.30
20 hours or more a week $ 10.20

All fees include GST

What if I have no hours?

If you are on payroll deductions and you work no hours in any particular week you do not pay fees for that week.

Are tax fees tax deductible?

Yes. Your Union fees are 100% tax deductible. You can claim the cost of your fees as a deduction.

What happens if I leave?

If you are on payroll deductions and you conclude your employment your fees will automatically cease.

If I change jobs, does my SDA membership follow me?

No. That’s why it’s important that members contact the SDA when they change jobs. It would be terrible if a problem arose in your new workplace and you do not have the protection of the SDA.

Can't find the answer to your question?

We're happy to answer any questions. Please phone us on 1300 275 732 or email ASKSDA@sdawa.asn.au

SDA WA - The Union for Workers in Retail. Fastfood. Warehousing



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Testimonials

I think the question should be this:  Why should somebody not join the SDA? That list would be short.  


With the upcoming EBA negotiations it's great to have someone pushing our company for better conditions in my workplace.  


They are very informative and helpful. They keep you up to date with information which affects our work lives. They will support you with unfair dismissal or help you with any concern you have. Best o  


The SDA is always working at getting the best and safest conditions for you and if something goes wrong they are there for you.  



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