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Free advice, assistance when required, negotiators improving my working conditions, discount vouchers and competitions - why wouldnt you be a member??  


It's the protection of your job, it makes sense to be protected  


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  


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


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2nd August 2017
Coles

The SDA and Coles have met over the last two days continuing negotiations for a new Coles Supermarkets Agreement. Negotiations this week have focused on SDA claims for rostering, entitlements and protections for part-time workers, domestic violence leave and compassionate leave. As previously repo ...

26th July 2017
Coles Update

The SDA and Coles met today as part of negotiations for a new Coles Supermarkets Agreement. Progress was made on improved tea breaks and new part-time clauses. The company has proposed an Award based model for the new agreement with many changes being proposed. The SDA’s aim continues to be ...

The SDA held meetings with Coles for a new Agreement last week. We have now formally responded to the Coles draft for a new Agreement which is an Award based platform. This delivers on SDA claims for higher penalty rates and other compliance issues. However, the SDA remains committed to ensuring t ...

Retail, fast food & warehouse workers should always receive regular pay slips and keep them! Legally, you must receive a pay slip – either printed or electronic – within 1 working day of your pay day. It might not seem important to check your pay slips but they are detailed records ...

Important information for retail & fast food workers. It doesn’t matter how old you are, if you’re on check-out or drive-thru or whether you’re full-time or casual – you must be paid for all work done. Your employer is legally bound to pay you for all work done. It&rsqu ...

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Testimonials

Free advice, assistance when required, negotiators improving my working conditions, discount vouchers and competitions - why wouldnt you be a member??  


It's the protection of your job, it makes sense to be protected  


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  


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