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Testimonials

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


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


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  


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


News Articles

Today’s report in The Daily Telegraph ’Dodgy’ union wage deals exposed: Fast-food, hospitality and retail workers ripped off on Sundays (20/3/17) includes claims regarding penalty rates for fast food workers which are deliberately misleading and deceptive. As is typical of reporti ...

17th March 2017
Penalty Rates Decision

Click on this link for the latest on the FWC's Penalty Rates Decision. Protect Penalty Rates SDA WA - The Union for Workers in Retail. Fastfood. Warehousing ...

Today’s report in The Australian ‘Business calls for inquiry on union involvement in cutting penalty rates’ (9/3/17) includes claims by the business community which are wrong and misleading. Business spokespeople are quick to point to an EBA Sunday rate of 150% but conveniently ig ...

23rd February 2017
Media Release - Penalty Rates

Cuts to penalty rates will cost retail and fast food workers more than $1 billion each year   The Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates means that retail and fast food workers will lose out on more than $1 billion each year while not creating a s ...

25th January 2017
Media Release - ACTU

Australian workers need a pay rise, not a pay cut The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) today welcomes Labor Leader Bill Shorten’s firm commitment to protecting the wages of millions of workers who sacrifice their weekends for the benefit of our economy. Employer groups have been o ...

Latest News

Today’s report in The Daily Telegraph ’Dodgy’ union wage deals exposed: Fast-food, ...
Click on this link for the latest on the FWC's Penalty Rates Decision. Protect Penalty Rates S ...
Today’s report in The Australian ‘Business calls for inquiry on union involvement in cut ...
Testimonials

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


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


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  


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



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