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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.  


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??  


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News Articles

23rd November 2015
Amendment to Rules

Notice to members – Amendment to Rules Members are advised that in accordance with Rule 30 of the Rules of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association, Western Australian Branch (Rules), the Committee of Management have approved an amendment to Rule 22 of the Rules. The Sec ...

26th October 2015
OPINION by Peter O’Keeffe

Despite my best efforts, I have yet to meet the Commerce Minister Michael Mischin.  As such, I am ill-equipped to make any direct comment about his capacity or demeanor.  A perusal of his CV, which includes impressive academic qualifications and some challenging and high-ranking jobs, su ...

Retail workers have faced major disruptions to their home lives over the last few years, with extensions of weeknight trading to 9pm in 2010, and the introduction of Sunday trading in 2012.  Now, having been led to believe that there were no further changes to be made prior to the 2017 election ...

7th October 2015
China Free Trade Agreement

The ETU have released a fact sheet on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. Click on the link: Fact Sheet ...

MEDIA ALERT: 31 AUGUST 2015 The shop assistants unions will today establish a hotline for 7/11 workers who believe they have been underpaid or denied penalty rates. SDA National Secretary, Gerard Dwyer, said workers would be able to log their details and wage details and receive advice about th ...

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  To download a copy of the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees's Association, Western Aus ...
  Media Statement | 1 July 2020 Essential workers yesterday, wages cut today Gerard Dwyer - ...
Notice to members – Amendment to Rules Members are advised that in accordance with Rule 30 of ...
Testimonials

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.  


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??  


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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