The Fair Work Commission`s approval comes after Woolworths workers voted overwhelmingly (93%) in favour of the new deal. The SDA has now reached an agreement in principle with Woolworths on a new Woolworths Supermarkets company agreement. Negotiations on a new company deal have been underway for more than six months and are expected to move Woolworths workers from state rates of pay to national rates of pay for the first time. RAFFWU was formed two years ago in response to a series of company agreements with the industry`s traditional and conservative union – the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) – and large employers such as Coles, McDonalds and Woolworths. If you are before the 23rd. As of October 2018, there are two components to your payroll that make up your protected rate of pay: The Woolworths EBA is emburred in the controversy because it applied similar compromises on penalties for higher base hourly rates than the Coles agreement, which pays workers who work evenings or weekends, less than the reward. “The deal also maintains hard-earned SDA conditions such as volunteering during the holidays and a 15-minute tea break,” Dwyer said. “The proposed agreement already has the fundamental support of the SDA, the AWU [Australian Workers` Union] and the AMIEU [Australian Meat Industry Employees Union], and we await RAFFWU`s response.” “The agreement does not pay penalty interest on weekn nights, during the day on Saturday and lowers the penalty rate on Sunday. Note: The 2018 woolworths supermarket agreement is for informational purposes only. Woolworths must grant you access to the final version of the proposed EBA during the access period preceding a vote. The EBA document provided to you during the access period is the one on which you will vote.

Please read this document once you have been granted access. No current team members are hired as shiftworkers. Members of the existing team may only become shiftworkers by mutual agreement. .

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