The National Retail Association is proposing a realistic plan to transition Australia out of dangerous cigarettes with the creation of new laws to govern the manufacture, distribution and sale of less harmful smoke-free alternative, including e-cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products. Our plan will: Reduce Harm – The use of smoke-free nicotine products has been shown to be significantly less harmful than smoking cigarettes. Help Australian Smokers –…Read More
The video of a violent incident in a community pharmacy this week is shocking and disturbing, and puts the spotlight on the day-to-day pressures pharmacists and their staff faceRead More
New research shows Tasmanian residents want government to do more to support retail workers on the front line, who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
The National Retail Association is calling on Government to recognise the mass-scale of workplace abuse retail workers are facing and provide greater support to the sector through campaigns and policy reforms.Read More
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disability, estimated to contribute to 13% of all deaths in Australia each year, or approximately 20,933 deaths. Limited comparative public data exists in relation to the present smoking rate amongst Australian retail trade sector employees as an individual cohort. However, the most recent analysis of employee…Read More
New research shows QLD residents want government to do more to support retail workers on the front line, who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
In 2010, the Department of Health found that retail workers (those in retail and food service) were over-represented for inadequate fruit and vegetable intake and inadequate physical activity outside of work. Unlike office-based workplaces, retail workplaces have limited space for lunchroom facilities and equipment such as microwaves and fridges. Retail workers are less likely to…Read More
New research shows Northern Territory residents want government to do more to support retail workers on the front line, who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Our members tell us that they are less likely to bring their own food and they often purchase their lunch and snacks within the retail precinct food court.Read More
Raise your voice and thank essential retail workers.
- Know a retail business owners, manager, support staff or employee ...or...
- Worked in retail and need your voice to be heard ...or...
- Witnessed some of the abuse and aggression taken out on retailers ...or...
- Appreciate the challenges retailers face to feed and supply the nation ...or...
- Believe retailers should be recognised & supported like essential workers?
The National Retail Association is championing awareness and change to address issues impacting the health & wellbeing of retail workers.
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