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


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


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  


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

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

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


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


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  


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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