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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date02/16/2001
Volume322
Part2
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.B9546
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted06/19/2002

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(072)

SERIAL B9546

 

BUTCHERS’ WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union, New South Wales Branch, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 4880 of 2000)

 

Before Commissioner Tabbaa

19 October 2000

 

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, wages, of the award made 17 April and 16 October 2000 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

27.3 Arbitrated Safety Net Adjustment

 

27.3.1 The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2000. These adjustments may be offset against:

 

(i) any equivalent overaward payments, and/or

 

(ii) award wage increases since 29 May, 1991 other than safety net, State Wage Case, minimum rates adjustments.

 

2. Delete Appendix 1 - Wages and Appendix 2 - Other Rates and Allowance of Part 9, Appendix, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

APPENDIX 1

 

Wage Rates

 

Adult Basic Wage: $121.40 per week

 

T1.1 The minimum rate of pay for 40 ordinary hours of any classification shall be as follows:

 

 

 

Total Weekly Classification

Rate

$

1

Slaughterperson

464.60

2

Employee grading beef carcases

428.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

422.80

4

Knocker down and/or shackler and/or

employee opening up neck and tying weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

 

 

426.00

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after slaughterperson, skinning heads, removing eyes, removing horns, removing tongues and/or cheeks, removing brains and boning for pet foods and boning heads and crutching sheep

 

 

 

 

422.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

421.80

7

Tripeperson and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and cutting and washing bibles

 

421.80

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

417.30

9

Laundry attendant

417.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stockperson clause)

 

423.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and

penner-up

 

419.60

12

Yardperson and general labourer

412.90

13

Freezer room employee

421.80

14

Dripping and/or lard operator, tallowperson, digesterperson and/or dry melter operator, expellor and/or dryer attendant

 

 

424.60

15

Millhand, by-products labouer and saveall attendant

 

415.20

Casing Cleaning Department -

16

All-round person

426.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

 

419.60

Boning Department -

18

Boner

443.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

429.50

20

Trimmer

422.80

21

Weighperson

419.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

 

417.30

23

Shop-person/Butcher

450.10

Motor Wagon Drivers -

24

Motor wagon driver of a vehicle with carrying capacity of up to 3,048 kg

(3 tons)

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof up to 8,128 kg (8 tons)

extra - $1.49

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding 8,128 kg (8 tons) but not exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons) extra - $1.15

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons) - 0.92

 

 

423.70

 

When a trailer is attached to a motor wagon, the carrying capacity of such trailer shall be computed with the rate in determining the driver’s wages.

 

25

Driver of tractor under 50 h.p. or fork lift driver

423.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

423.70

27

Loader

432.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift work provisions)

 

422.80

 

 

T1.2 The minimum rate of pay for 40 ordinary hours for juniors shall be as follows:

 

Age

Percentage

Classification 12

Total Weekly rate
$

 

- General Labourer

 

At 15 years of age

36%

148.60

At 16 years of age

48%

198.20

At 17 years of age

60%

247.70

At 18 years of age

74%

305.50

At 19 years of age

87%

359.20

At 20 years of age Adult rates

 

 

 

Upon any adjustment, junior rates to be calculated to the nearest ten cents.

 

APPENDIX 2

 

Other Rates and Allowances

 

T2.1 Other rates and allowances - Subject to the provisions of the relevant clauses, allowances and special rates are as follows:

 

Item

No.

Clause

No.

 

Brief Description

Amount

$

1

31.4

Alternating shifts

7.33 per shift

2

31.5

Afternoon shift

10.53 per shift

3

32.9

Extraordinary Hours Allowance

6.36 per day

4

35.5

Horse Allowance

11.92 per week

5

33.3

Meal money

6.85 per meal

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance -

Below minus 1 degree celsius

Below minus 16 degree celsius

Below minus 20 degree celsius

Below minus 26 degree Celsius

 

0.38 per hour

0.59 per hour

1.10 per hour

1.65 per hour

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance

0.41 per hour

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance

0.41 per hour

0.65 per hour

9

10.1

Rover's Allowance

2.47 per day

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty

2.47 per head

11

23.1

Dog Allowance

6.13 per dog per week

12

23.3

First-aid Attendant

2.95 per day

13

23.4

Leading Hand

21.95 per week

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance -

Cold Temperature

 

11.33 per week

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance

8.38 per week

16

23.5.3

Fork Lift Allowance

5.90 per week

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work ordinary hours

2.72 per day

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work outside ordinary hours

3.19 per sheep, calf or pig

13.45 per head of cattle

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work on Sundays or holidays

4.84 per sheep, calf or pig

19.48 per head of cattle

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcase Allowance

2.72 per day

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor

6.13 per day

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature

0.38 per hour

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance

6.13 per day

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all types of animals

4.01 per day

2.01 per half day

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

3.42 per day

1.65 half day

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

2.47 per day

1.19 per half day

27

51.2

Knife Allowances -

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and labourers skinning

cattle, heads and feet:

 

Other employees using a knife:

 

 

2.95 per week

2.12 per day

 

0.59 per week

0.40 per day

28

49.1(a)

Clothes Allowance

1.19 per day

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance

0.96 per day

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance

0.32 per day

31

49.3

 

 

(a)

(b)

(c)

Clothes Laundry Allowance (employees not covered by Items 28-30 of this table)

 

Clothes Allowance

Laundry Allowance

Clothes Allowance

 

 

 

0.57 per day

0.47 per day

0.12 per day

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.41 per day

 

 

3. This variation shall take effect from the first pay period to commence on or after 19 October 2000

 

 

 

I. TABBAA, Commissioner.

 

 

____________________

 

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

 

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