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Emergency Services and Natural Disaster Leave

Emergency Services and Natural Disaster Leave

With severe bushfires burning across Victoria, it is more important than ever to understand your rights at work in times of emergency.

Celebrating Our History

Celebrating Our History

The SDA in Victoria has its origins in the amalgamation of two retail unions.

SDA Media Release

Remember to keep cool and show respect for local retail workers

The union representing retail workers, including supermarket workers, has called on the local community to remember to keep their cool and respect

SDA Media Release

SDA media statement - welcome JobKeeper Quotes from SDA National Secretary Gerard Dwyer.

The SDA is pleased the Morrison government has heeded the call from unions and employers to introduce a wage subsidy to minimise the economic damag

SDA moves quickly on vile acts towards workers

Spitting or coughing on someone deliberately is vile, disgusting and unacceptable at any time.

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Update on Village Cinemas Movie Tickets

SDA members have access to exclusive benefits and discounts, including discount movie tickets for Village Cinemas.

Shoppers should respect retail workers as Victoria opens up

All Victorians deserve congratulations for bringing the state’s second wave of COVID-19 to heel.

HSR Spotlight

HSR Spotlight

Health & Safety Representatives (HSRs) have always played an essential role in keeping stores safe, but they have become even more important th

SDA Media Release

SDA applauds the Andrews Government’s historic decision to underwrite casuals’ sick leave

Quotes from Michael Donovan, Victorian Secretary of the SDA - the union for retail, fast food, warehouse and online retail workers

Unions make workplaces safer

Unions make our workplaces safer

2020 has been a unique and incredibly difficult year for thousands of SDA members who, as essential workers, have worked on the front line of the C