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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  


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


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


SDA and Coles Bargaining Update

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  • 6th July 2017

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, Coles SDA Delegates from across the country came together to discuss our approach to negotiations.

During those meetings, SDA Delegates passed resolutions which support our list of claims to take to the Company to ensure that:

  • Your take-home pay is protected
  • Penalty rates are improved
  • Your existing conditions are secured

It is our priority to protect what SDA union members have fought hard to achieve over decades of bargaining.

So far in negotiations, progress has been made in relation to improved penalty rates and protections for take home pay. However there is still much more to do.

Remember, no proposed Coles Agreement can be put in place without a vote of all employees. You will have the final say when it comes to any new Coles Agreement.

We thank our SDA Delegates and members for their support and hard work to ensure Coles workers get a fair go.

We will continue to update all members throughout negotiations. You can also keep up to date on our website at www.sda.com.au/coles.

If you have any questions about this or any other workplace matter, please contact the SDA.


Yours sincerely, 

Peter O'Keeffe

WA BRANCH SECRETARY 

SDA WA - The Union for Workers in Retail. Fastfood. Warehousing

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Testimonials

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  


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


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?  


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



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