Coles Delivery Drivers Get Massive Wage Boost

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/first-big-pay-boost-for-underpaid-coles-workers-20160813-gqrpbr.html   Supermarket giant Coles has been forced to dramatically lift the wages of its online home-delivery drivers – in some cases by hundreds of dollars a week – in response to a landmark decision by the workplace tribunal.

Dominoes Pizza Workers Losing Millions

http://www.theage.com.au/business/workplace-relations/dominos-pizza-workers-losing-millions-in-union-deal-without-penalty-rates-20160705-gpyzpf.html   Domino's Pizza workers are missing out on penalty rates worth at least $32 million a year due to an old deal struck between the company and the shop assistants' union. Domino's is the latest large Australian company to come under scrutiny for controversial deals struck with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA).

Man Who Exposed Coles Wages Scandal In His Spare Time

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/the-man-who-exposed-the-coles-wages-scandal-in-his-spare-time-20160602-gp9zb7.html   He is the suburban dad of three who this week helped bring one of Australia's largest and most politically influential unions to its knees. Josh Cullinan, a former cleaner, exposed the scandalous wage deal the "shoppies" union did with the Coles supermarket chain, which ripped off tens of thousands of workers. And he did it in his spare time.

ABC Radio Discusses Woolworths Lost Penalty Rates

http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2016/s4473386.htm   Obviously the agreement with Woolworths is very similar to the one with Coles, and a lot of workers I've calculated for my own self, for example, are worse off on the EBA that we have compared to the award.

Woolworths Pay Negotiations In Spotlight

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-01/woolworths-pay-negotiations-in-spotlight-following-coles-deal/7466768   A part-time Woolworths employee and union delegate has slammed the powerful shop workers' union for the deals it does with big business, as the fallout from yesterday's Fair Work decision against Coles widens.

The Project - Successful Fight Against Coles

  The Project talks to Duncan Hart following the successful fight to stop Coles stripping penalty rates.

Coles Worker Wins Penalty Rates Fight

http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/05/31/17/41/coles-worker-wins-penalty-rates-fight 9 News video and article following the Coles win in the Fair Work Commission

Tribunal Finds Coles Underpaid Workers

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/coles-underpaid-workers-cut-penalty-rates-tribunal-finds-20160531-gp7vxm.html Supermarket giant Coles underpaid its employees and cut penalty rates in a cosy deal with the shop assistants' union that has cost low paid workers perhaps $70 million a year.

McDonald's Giving Workers Rotten Deal

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-20/mcdonalds-giving-workers-a-'rotten-deal',-says-nteu-officer/7431168   Fast food restaurant chain McDonald's is being accused of paying staff below award rates.

Workers Win Right to Appeal Coles Decision

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-27/coles-employee-wins-right-to-appeal-over-workplace-deal/6889848 A Coles supermarket worker has won the first round of a David and Goliath battle which exposes a major union to claims it sold out its own workers.

Coles Workers Take Action Over Deal

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-06/coles-employee-takes-legal-action-over-union-deal/6830818   A Coles supermarket worker has taken legal action to stop an employment agreement between the supermarket giant and the union representing retail workers, claiming it would leave tens of thousands of supermarket employees out of pocket.

Watchdog Steps In Over Coles' Low Pay Deal With SDA

http://www.smh.com.au/national/watchdog-steps-in-over-coles-low-pay-deal-with-union-20150613-ghn4rs.html   Supermarket giant Coles might have to pay up to $50 million more per year in wages, after the industrial umpire intervened in a cosy deal with the conservative shop assistants' union that would have underpaid many thousands of workers.