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New Woolworths Agreement Approved

New Woolworths Agreement Approved

Woolworths workers across the country will receive improved pay and conditions after the Fair Work Commission approved their new enterprise agreeme

Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

Accident insurance is one of the most valuable benefits that the SDA provides to its members.

ILO calls for guarantee of basic work rights in changing economy

ILO calls for guarantee of basic work rights in changing economy

The peak body for working people welcomes a landmark report from the ILO calling for a reaffirmation of basic workers’ rights as we face systemic c

Consulting on Important Issues

Consulting on Important Issues

The SDA continues to be active in lobbying the Victorian Government on issues important to SDA members.

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s (AHRC) national survey on the prevalence of sexual harassment is the first since 2012, and has exposed a s

Successful Campaign to Save Hakeem

Successful Campaign to Save Hakeem

The efforts to save Hakeem Al-Araibi received a lot of media attention over summer.

Big W Announces Store Closures

Big W Announces Store Closures

Big W announced today that it would look at closing up to 30 Big W stores over the next 3 years.

Federal Election 2019

To Change the Rules, we need to Change the Government

Our current system of rules at work do not provide a fair go all round.

The rules are unfair, because under the current rules:

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REST Core continues to perform well

The December quarter was a difficult one for investments with both the Australian and overseas share markets experiencing some setbacks.