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


Free advice, assistance when required, negotiators improving my working conditions, discount vouchers and competitions - why wouldnt you be a member??  


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  


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.  


News Articles

Statement on Vickers discontinuation of application to terminate Coles 2011 Agreement The Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) National Secretary Gerard Dwyer said while he was pleased Ms Vickers had discontinued her application to terminate the Coles 2011 enterprise bargaining ...

11th October 2017
Judicial Review Decision

How can you help protect the take-home pay of retail, fast food & pharmacy workers? The SDA and United Voice appealed the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut penalty rates for retail, fast food, hospitality and pharmacy workers through a judicial review in the Federal Court. Both unio ...

SDA vows to continue fight to protect penalty rates after Federal Court decision The SDA has vowed to continue the fight to protect penalty rates for over 700,000 retail and fast food workers despite a Federal Court ruling upholding the Fair Work Commission decision that slashed Sunday and public h ...

Coles and the SDA have agreed on a draft new EBA to cover retail store team members. The SDA set out to negotiate the Agreement with four key priorities, endorsed at multiple meetings by SDA Delegates from stores throughout Australia: ·       Protect take-home ...

31st August 2017
Coles 31/8/17

Coles and the SDA have held meetings over the past two days as negotiations for a new Coles Supermarkets Agreement continues. Throughout negotiations over the past 2 months there has been significant progress to secure a new agreement that delivers on the SDA objectives of improved penalty rates, p ...

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Statement on Vickers discontinuation of application to terminate Coles 2011 Agreement The Shop Dis ...
How can you help protect the take-home pay of retail, fast food & pharmacy workers? The SDA and ...
SDA vows to continue fight to protect penalty rates after Federal Court decision The SDA has vowed ...
Testimonials

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


Free advice, assistance when required, negotiators improving my working conditions, discount vouchers and competitions - why wouldnt you be a member??  


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  


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.  



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