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You should join the SDA because the SDA can give help and guidance. It’s like insurance for your job. Peace of mind with the SDA.  


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?  


Joining the union is the next best thing to having a guardian angel by your side and you can count on that!!  


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!  


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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  Media statement | 24 March 2020   Not good enough - retail workers and shops going to ...
Notice to members – Amendment to Rules Members are advised that in accordance with Rule 30 of ...
Testimonials

You should join the SDA because the SDA can give help and guidance. It’s like insurance for your job. Peace of mind with the SDA.  


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?  


Joining the union is the next best thing to having a guardian angel by your side and you can count on that!!  


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!  



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