Shopped Out

http://www.smh.com.au/interactive/2016/shopped-out/

 

In truth, Clohesy was paid less than the legal award rate. She got no penalties, and took home just $147 for an 18-hour week. These wages were the result of a workplace deal McDonald’s struck with blokes she’d never heard of: officials of the Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees Association (SDA), the union that was supposed to fight for workers like her – the “Shoppies”.