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BUTCHER'S WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD
  
Date04/06/2001
Volume323
Part4
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.B9716
CategoryAward
Award Code 074  
Date Posted06/13/2002

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(074)

SERIAL B9716

 

BUTCHER'S WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union, Newcastle and Northern Branch, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC5042 of 2000)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Kavanagh

26 October 2000

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, Wages of the award published 2 March 2001 (322 I.G.) as varied, 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:

 

(a) any equivalent overaward payments, and/or

 

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

 

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

 

PART 9 - APPENDIX

 

APPENDIX 1

 

Wages

 

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:

 

 

Classification

Wage Rate

1

Slaughterperson

$464.60

2

Employee grading beef carcasses

$428.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

$422.80

4

Knocker down and/or shackler and/or employee opening up neck and tying weas and before hoisting to bleeding rail

 

$426.00

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcasses 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 l

$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 labourer and save all 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)

$423.70

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (11on) 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

 

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 the following percentages of the General Labourer (Classification 12) Rate as follows:

 

Age

Total weekly rate

At 15 years of age

$148.60

At 16 years of age

$198.20

At 17 years of age

$247.70

At 18 years of age

$305.50

At 19 years of age

$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

Clause

Brief Description

Amount

No.

No.

 

$

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

0.38 per hour

 

 

Below minus 16 degree celsius

0.59 per hour

 

 

Below minus 20 degree celsius

1.10 per hour

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

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

0.38 per hour

 

 

Temperature

 

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance

6.13 per day

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all types of

4.01 per day

 

 

animals

2.01 per half day

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of

3.42 per day

 

 

animals

1.65 half day

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of

2.47 per day

 

 

animal

1.19 per half day

27

51.2

Knife Allowances -

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and labourers

2.95 per week

 

 

skinning cattle, heads and feet:

2.12 per day

 

 

Other employees using a knife:

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

Clothes Laundry Allowance

 

 

 

(employees not covered by Items 28-30

 

 

 

of this table)

 

 

(a)

Clothes Allowance

0.57 per day

 

(b)

Laundry Allowance

0.47 per day

 

(c)

Clothes Allowance

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 23 October 2000.

 

 

 

T. M. KAVANAGH J.

 

 

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

 

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