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SDA calls for priority support, vaccines for retail workers

“The only effective way out of the current lockdown is to support businesses with wage subsidies and ensure that essenti...

Third McDonald’s franchisee faces court over workplace breach allegations

Tthe South Australian Branch of the SDA – the union for fast food workers – lodges a landmark case.
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Sydney shoppers don’t need to wear masks starting today

“Masks play an important role in protecting the community from the spread of Covid-19 – the Government can’t deny that."

SDA asks shoppers to curb “festive frustrations” this Easter

A survey of over 2,000 retail workers found that 90 per cent had been subject to verbal abuse on the job.

FWC’s retail pay rise starts today

Retail workers across the country will today receive a long-awaited pay rise, as the retail and fast food award wage jum...

“Intolerable”: One in five retail workers have been coughed at this year

Of the 2,300 SDA members that completed the review, almost 88 per cent had been verbally abused in the last 12 months.

Young workers score massive pay increase from FWC

The decision was labelled 'baffling' by the NRA.

SDA bids to end retail violence against workers

“Imagine going to work every day knowing you will probably be abused."

Junior pay debate continues

Retail body warns against scrapping junior wage rates following the release of latest youth unemployment figures.