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I appreciate the unions work they are currently doing with the 18+ campaign. I'm doing the same job as an adult and in every other aspect at age 18 I can do all the adult things but I can't get paid a  


I call the union for handling problems if I ever have any in my workplace, they always respond in a fast and timely manner to help resolve them!  


Being a member of the SDA is important because I'm not good at speaking up so I need assitance to help negotiate on my behalf.  


For us members the organisers are there to help us if we have problems to work through it with the management, then I know exactly what my rights are and that they are being protected  


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It is one of the SDA’s primary goals to negotiate every wage rise you receive from your employer as well as providing:

  • Industrial advice and representation at Fair Work from the SDA’s industrial team
  • WorkCover representation for workers' compensation matters
  • Workplace Health & Safety services

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  • Enterprise Bargaining
  • Recovery of unpaid / underpaid wages
  • Assistance with Occupational Health and Safety
  • Protection Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
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Testimonials

I appreciate the unions work they are currently doing with the 18+ campaign. I'm doing the same job as an adult and in every other aspect at age 18 I can do all the adult things but I can't get paid a  


I call the union for handling problems if I ever have any in my workplace, they always respond in a fast and timely manner to help resolve them!  


Being a member of the SDA is important because I'm not good at speaking up so I need assitance to help negotiate on my behalf.  


For us members the organisers are there to help us if we have problems to work through it with the management, then I know exactly what my rights are and that they are being protected  



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