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


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  


Great service, great knowledge of workplace policies and procedures, free Legal advice, great value for money. These are just some of the benefits, why wouldn’t you want to join?  


It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  


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Over the past two days the SDA has met with Coles as part of negotiations for a new Coles Agreement. Yesterday the Company provided their opening position and today we responded with our list of claims. You can find our list here https://www.sda.com.au/media/Coles-LOC.jpg Over the last week, ...

6th July 2017
Update for Myer Members

Myer employees received a wage increase on 1 July this year. This is a result of unions – including the SDA – winning a 3.3% increase from 1 July 2017 in the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review. This increase was passed on by the Company to ensure your wages meet the minimum ...

SDA and Coles begin negotiations Today the SDA met with Coles to begin negotiations for a new Coles Agreement and the Company provided their opening position. Tomorrow, we’ll be taking our list of claims to the Company. Over the last week, Coles SDA Delegates from across the country came t ...

30th June 2017
Coles Bargaining Update

Securing your pay + conditions The SDA, as your representative, is now negotiating with Coles for a new Coles Agreement. Your Coles Agreement sets out your pay and conditions and we will be working hard to secure fair and decent wages and conditions for all Coles workers.  At ...

The SDA has today made application to the Federal Court for judicial review of the Fair Work Commission’s Penalty Rates Decision. This follows FWC issuing determinations that cut penalty rates that apply to low paid workers in Retail, Fast Food and Pharmacy industries. SDA National Secretary ...

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Testimonials

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


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  


Great service, great knowledge of workplace policies and procedures, free Legal advice, great value for money. These are just some of the benefits, why wouldn’t you want to join?  


It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  



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