10 GOOD REASONS TO BE AN SDA MEMBER
April 30, 2018 Member News Newsletters
By Chris Gazenbeek, State Secretary.
- Australian retail and fast food workers are some of the highest paid retail and fast food workers in the world.
- Our warehouse members are the highest paid DC employees in Queensland.
- The SDA secured Easter Sunday as a public holiday from 2017 and we are currently working on getting Christmas Eve after 6pm being declared as a public holiday.
- Voluntary work on Public Holidays in most Enterprise Agreements.
- 20 years olds now enjoy the adult rate of pay and we are now working on adult rates of pay for 18 and 19 year olds.
- Successfully launched No One Deserves a Serve Campaign which will bring meaningful results for SDA members.
- Heavily involved in National Minimum Wage Reviews.
- Fighting strongly to restore penalty rates.
- Lobbying governments to improve superannuation.
- Fighting for casual loadings on Saturdays and late nights.