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Models win private changerooms at this year’s Fashion Week

Models working at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) have finally won private changing areas for the first time in the history of the event. 

SDA News - Autumn 2019 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online with features on:

Amazon must provide further permanent employment and recognise employee rights to join their unions

E2018/180 - Post Election Report

Dear members,

s293J Fair Work (RO) Act 2009 Statement available

Dear members, The Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement in accordance with s293J of the Fair Work (RO) Act 2009 is provided to members here.

SDA News - Summer 2018 edition

This quarter's edition of SDA News is available online and contains features on:

Holiday opening hours

The SDA office and information centre will be closed for the following public holidays:

SDA raises over $10,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation

In late September the Branch hosted a charity fundraising breakfast with special guests Greg "Brandy" Alexander and breast cancer survivor Karen Foster.

SDA wins increases to penalty rates on weeknights and Saturdays

  After a long and hard-fought battle, the SDA has been successful in winning a penalty rate increase for casual employees. This win means that casual workers covered by the Retail Award will receive...

Great news for Woolies workers - new Agreement overwhelmingly voted up!

Following a ballot of Woolworths Supermarket employees, an overwhelming majority have voted yes in favour of the proposed Agreement.  62% of eligible Woolworths Supermarkets employees voted in the...