Unsure of your rights?

Many young people are unaware of their rights or too afraid to stand up for themselves in the workplace.

Here at the SDA we look after you, being a member means you have access to expert information and advice. We have a dedicated youth officer and can speak to employers for you where needed.

Check out our First job and basic rights page for a great summary of useful information, and our Students page for those who are studying.

You also recieve a number of benefits and discounts. These included discounted food and entertainment, textbook scholarships, overseas exchange opportunties, discounted driving lessons and more! For a full list click here.

 

Textbook Scholarships

The Union has been providing free SDA Textbook Scholarships to members and their families for many years.

Accident Insurance

For many years, all financial members of the SDA have been covered by our free $78,000 Accident Insurance Scheme.

Competitions

The SDA runs frequent competitions for our members, detailed in the Union magazine.

Driving Lessons

Learning to drive with one of these qualified driving instructors for one hour gives you a credit of three hours in your driving log book.

WHAT'S GOING ON?

SDA SECURES DRAFT NEW AGREEMENT FOR COLES EMPLOYEES

Coles and the SDA have agreed on a draft new EBA to cover retail store team members.

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED? READ THIS.

Did you know that as a member of the SDA, the union for workers in retail, fast food and warehousing, Roger was covered for injuries outside of his workplace under the SDA’s Accident Insurance?

ARE YOU ON PAID PARENTAL LEAVE?

An SDA member recently faced an issue where she had begun her paid parental leave and was not being paid correctly.

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