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It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  


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  


S – Someone to help when things aren’t right D –Doing a great job getting the best deal for members A – And lots of fun, games, competitions and discounts!!  


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


News Articles

SDA praises Senate action to protect penalty rates for 700,000 workers The SDA, the union for workers in retail, fast food and warehousing has praised the Senate’s decision to prioritise debate of the Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017 which involves ...

23rd November 2017
Specialty Fashion Group

SDA National Secretary Gerard Dwyer expressed deep disappointment at the news that up to 1,000 retail workers across the Specialty Fashion Group may lose their jobs as the company decided to close over 300 stores to 2020. “This is absolutely devastating news for retail workers and their famil ...

22nd November 2017
Priceline Agreement

A new Priceline Agreement has been voted up by a majority of employees and approved by the Fair Work Commission, securing improved pay and conditions for workers. Following negotiations between the Company, all Priceline employees were given the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept the a ...

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 ...

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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

It’s peace of mind, it’s just like ringing a friend and knowing they are there for you plus they know all the answers.  


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  


S – Someone to help when things aren’t right D –Doing a great job getting the best deal for members A – And lots of fun, games, competitions and discounts!!  


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



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