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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD
  
Date12/14/2001
Volume330
Part2
Page No.451
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C0528
CategoryAward
Award Code 001  
Date Posted07/31/2007

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(001)

SERIAL C0528

 

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (New South Wales Branch), industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 3614 of 2001)

 

Before the Honourable Justice Walton, Vice-President

6 July 2001

 

VARIATION

 

 

1. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(a), of clause 18, Classifications and Wage Rates, of the award published 31 August 2001 (327 I.G. 279), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

TRADESPERSONS

 

 

Classification

Base Rate Per

Suppl.

State Wage Case

Total

 

 

Week

Payment Per

Adjustments

Weekly

 

 

 

Week

$

Rate

 

 

$

$

 

$

 

Carpenter diver

489.80

52.10

88.00

629.90

 

Carver

395.90

52.10

90.00

538.00

 

Special Class Tradespersons

385.00

52.10

90.00

527.10

 

Letter Cutter

378.60

52.10

90.00

520.70

 

Marker or Setter Out

378.60

52.10

90.00

520.70

 

Signwriter

374.70

52.10

90.00

516.80

 

Carpenter and/or Joiner, Caster, Fixer, Floorlayer Specialist, Marble and Slateworker, Painter, Plasterer, Quarryperson, Roof Tiler, Slater Ridger or Roof Fixer, Shophand, Stonemason, Tilelayer, Hard Floor Coverer

365.20

52.10

90.00

507.30

 

Machinist

347.90

52.10

88.00

488.00

 

Plasterer/Terrazzo Assistant

335.10

52.10

88.00

475.20

 

2. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(b) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

LABOURERS

Classification

Base Rate Per

Suppl.

State Wage case

Total

 

Week

Payment Per

Adjustments

Weekly

 

 

Week

 

Rate

 

$

$

$

$

Group 1

 

 

 

 

Rigger, Dogger

362.30

52.10

88.00

502.40

Group 2

346.70

52.10

88.00

486.80

Scaffolder (as defined), Powder Monkey, Hoist or Winch Driver, Foundation Shaftsperson (as defined), Steel Fixer, including Tack Welder, Concrete Finisher (as defined)

 

 

 

 

Group 3

335.10

52.10

88.00

475.20

Bricklayer's Labourer, Plasterer's Labourer, Assistant Rigger (as defined), Assistant Powder Monkey (as defined) demolition work (after three months experience), Gear Hand, Jack-Hammerperson, Mixer Driver (concrete), Steel Erector, Aluminium Alloy Structural Erectors (whether prefabricated or otherwise), Gantry Hand or Crane Hand, Crane Chaser, Cement Gun Operator, Concrete Cutting or Drilling Machine Operator Concrete Gang including Concrete Floater (as defined), Roof Layer(Malthoid or similar material), Dump Cart Operator, Concrete Formwork Stripper

 

 

 

 

Group 4

306.60

52.10

88.00

446.70

Builders' Labourers other than as specified in classifications (1), (2) and (3) of this paragraph

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(d) Apprentices, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(1) Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., (other than fibrous plaster and gypsum plasterboard fixing or floorlaying), Slaters and Roof Tilers (4 year apprenticeship), Stonemasons and Tilelayers.

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices - The minimum rates of wages for four-year apprentices shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week ($)

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total Per Week ($)

1st Year

168.80

19.10

17.10

205.00

2nd Year

246.50

19.10

25.30

290.90

3rd Year

326.70

19.10

32.50

378.30

4th Year

382.60

19.10

38.70

440.40

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices -

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total Per Week

$

1st Year

189.50

19.10

18.40

227.00

2nd Year

276.90

19.10

27.80

323.80

3rd Year

359.30

19.10

35.30

413.70

4th Year

403.50

19.10

40.10

462.70

 

(2) Fibrous Plaster and Gypsum Plasterboard Fixing or Floorlaying

 

(i) Indentured apprentices shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

246.50

19.10

25.30

290.90

2nd Year

326.70

19.10

32.50

378.30

3rd Year

382.60

19.10

38.70

440.40

 

(ii) Trainee apprentices shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

276.90

19.10

27.80

323.80

2nd Year

359.30

19.10

35.30

413.70

3rd Year

403.50

19.10

40.10

462.70

 

(3) Slaters and Roof Tilers - 3 Year Apprenticeship - The minimum rates of wages for three year apprentices shall be as follows:

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

246.50

19.10

25.30

290.90

2nd Year

327.20

19.10

32.50

378.80

3rd Year

382.60

19.10

38.70

440.40

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

276.90

19.10

27.80

323.80

2nd Year

359.30

19.10

35.30

413.70

3rd Year

403.50

19.10

40.10

462.70

 

(4) Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

205.60

19.10

20.00

244.70

2nd Year

293.10

19.10

28.10

340.30

3rd Year

363.50

19.10

35.30

417.90

4th Year

430.30

19.10

41.40

490.80

 

(5) Pilot Three Year Bricklayers' Course -

 

(a) These rates apply to apprentices who are engaged through the Master Builders' Association of New South Wales and the Housing Industry Group Apprenticeship Schemes and who are enrolled or to be enrolled in the pilot three year Technical and Further Education course.

 

(i) Indentured: The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance

Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

 

 

 

 

1st six months

165.00

19.10

16.80

200.90

2nd six months

240.20

19.10

24.80

284.10

2nd Year

318.50

19.10

31.90

369.50

3rd Year

373.40

19.10

37.90

430.40

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices - The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week ($)

Total Per Week

$

1st Year

 

 

 

 

1st six months

179.90

19.10

18.00

217.00

2nd six months

262.30

19.10

27.30

308.70

2nd Year

340.50

19.10

34.60

394.20

3rd Year

382.20

19.10

39.30

440.60

 

4. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(f), Adult Apprentices, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(1) Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., (other than fibrous plaster and gypsum plasterboard fixing or floorlaying), Slaters and Roof Tilers (4 year apprenticeship), Stonemasons and Tilelayers.

 

The minimum rate of pay for adult apprentices undertaking an apprenticeship in the above trades shall be as follows:

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

279.70

19.10

17.10

315.90

2nd Year

279.70

19.10

25.30

324.10

3rd Year

330.60

19.10

32.50

382.20

4th Year

385.10

19.10

38.70

442.90

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week

$

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

279.70

19.10

18.40

317.20

2nd Year

282.20

19.10

27.80

329.10

3rd Year

362.90

19.10

35.30

417.30

4th Year

405.60

19.10

40.10

464.80

 

(2) Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters - for adult apprentices the minimum rates shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance Per Week

$

Total Per Week

$

1st Year

279.70

19.10

20.00

318.80

2nd Year

296.70

19.10

28.10

343.90

3rd Year

367.00

19.10

35.30

421.40

4th Year

431.70

19.10

41.40

492.20

 

(3) Slaters and Roof Tilers - 3 Year Apprenticeship - for adult apprentices completing a three year apprenticeship the minimum rates shall be as follows:

 

(i) Indentured Apprentice:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

279.70

19.10

25.30

324.10

2nd Year

330.60

19.10

32.50

382.20

3rd Year

385.10

19.10

38.70

442.90

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentice:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

282.20

19.10

27.80

329.10

2nd Year

362.90

19.10

35.30

417.30

3rd Year

405.60

19.10

40.10

464.80

 

(4) Fibrous Plaster and Gypsum Plasterboard Fixing or Floor Laying

 

(i) Indentured Apprentice:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance Per Week ($)

Special Allowance

Per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

279.70

19.10

25.30

324.10

2nd Year

330.60

19.10

32.50

382.20

3rd Year

385.10

19.10

38.70

442.90

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentice:

 

 

Base Rate Per Week

$

Industry Allowance per Week ($)

Special Allowance per Week ($)

Total

Per Week

$

1st Year

282.20

19.10

27.80

329.10

2nd Year

362.90

19.10

35.30

417.30

3rd Year

405.60

19.10

40.10

464.80

 

5. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.4, Leading Hands, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item No.

Description

Weekly Base

Amount per hour

(i)

In charge of not more than 1 person

12.20

0.33

(ii)

In charge of 2 and not more than 5 persons

26.90

0.73

(iii)

In charge of 6 and not more than 10 persons

34.30

0.93

(iv)

In charge of more than 10 persons

45.70

1.24

 

 

6. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.5, Foreperson - Bridge and Wharf Carpenter, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Per Week of 38 Hours

$

General or supervising foreperson

677.40

Subforeperson

638.40

 

7. Delete clause 19, State Wage Case Adjustments, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

19. STATE WAGE CASE ADJUSTMENTS

 

The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2001. 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 and minimum rates adjustments.

 

8. Delete the amount of "$18.50" appearing in subclause 24.1, Industry Allowance, of clause 24, Allowances, and insert in lieu thereof the amount of "$19.10".

 

9. Delete the amount of "$9.06" appearing in subclause 24.2, Underground Allowance, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the amount of "$9.33".

 

10. Delete the table appearing in clause 24.5.3 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Floor Levels

Amount per hour extra

$

From commencement of building to fifteenth floor level

0.35

From sixteenth floor level to thirtieth floor level

0.42

From thirty-first floor level to forty-fifth floor level

0.65

From forty-sixth floor level to sixtieth floor level

0.82

From sixty-first floor level onwards

1.03

 

11. Delete the table appearing in clause 25.5 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Height of Bracing

First Four Hours

$

Each additional Hour

$

0 - 15 storeys

3.12

0.65

16 - 30 storeys

4.03

0.83

31 - 45 storeys

4.74

0.97

46 - 60 storeys

7.79

1.61

greater than 60 storeys

9.93

2.05

solid plasterers when working off a swing scaffold

 

0.11 per hour

 

12. Delete the table appearing in 25.15 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Amount per hour

$

Where the blocks weigh over 5.5 kg and under 9 kg

0.43

Where the blocks weigh 9 kg or over up to 18 kg

0.77

Where the blocks weigh over 18 kg

1.09

 

13. Delete the table appearing in clause 25.41, Table of Special Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item

Clause No.

Description

Amount

No.

 

 

$

1

25.1

Insulation Work

0.53 p/h

2

25.2

Hot Work

 

 

 

Between 46 and 54

0.43 p/h

 

 

Beyond 54

0.53 p/h

3

25.3

Cold Work

0.43 p/h

4

25.4

Confined Space

0.53 p/h

5

25.6

Explosive Powered tools

1.02 p/d

6

25.7

Wet Work

0.43 p/h

7

25.8

Dirty Work

0.43 p/h

8

25.9

Towers Allowance

 

 

 

Work above 15 metres

0.43 p/h

 

 

Each further 15 metres

0.43 p/h

9

25.10

Toxic Substances

 

 

 

Using toxic substances

0.53 p/h

 

 

In close proximity

0.43 p/h

10

25.12

Materials containing asbestos

0.53 p/h

11

25.13

Furnace Work

1.14 p/h

12

25.14

Acid Work

1.14 p/h

13

25.16

Cleaning down brickwork

0.40 p/h

14

25.17

Bagging

0.40 p/h

15

25.18

Bitumen Work

0.53 p/h

16

25.19

Plaster or composition spray

0.43 p/h

17

25.20

Slushing

0.43 p/h

18

25.21

Dry polishing of tiles

0.53 p/h

19

25.22

Cutting tiles

0.53 p/h

20

25.23

Second hand timber

1.69 p/d

21

25.24

Roof repairs - Employees other than slaters and roof tilers

0.53 p/h

22

25.24(i)

Roof Repairs - Slaters and roof tilers

 

 

 

Height over 15 metres

0.40 p/h

 

25.24(ii)

35 pitch

0.53 p/h

 

 

40 pitch

0.77 p/h

23

25.25

Computing quantities

3.12 p/d

24

25.26

Height work - painting tradespersons

0.40 p/h

25

25.27

Height work - bridge and wharf carpenters

 

 

 

8 metres from ground, deck, etc.

0.43 p/h

 

 

Each additional 3 metres

0.10 p/h

26

25.28

Grindstone Allowance

4.59 p/w

27

25.30

Certificate Allowance

0.43 p/h

28

25.31

Spray Application - painters

0.43 p/h

29

25.32

Cutting bricks

0.53 p/h

30

25.33(a)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Districts west and north

0.64 p/d

 

 

Western Division

1.04 p/d

31

25.33(b)

District Allowances

 

 

 

NSW border to Dalgety

1.04 p/d

32

25.33(c)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Road and bridge construction and repair

0.33 p/d

33

25.34

Pneumatic tools - stonemason

2.34 p/d

34

25.35

Asbestos Eradication

1.44 p/h

35

25.36

Laser safety officer

1.78 p/d

36

25.37

Illawarra road and general construction

0.43 p/h

37

25.38

Suspended Perimeter Work Platform

0.67 p/h

38

25.39

Labourers on refractory brickwork

3.21 per call back

39

25.40

First-aid Allowances

 

 

 

Minimum qualification

1.84 p/d

 

 

Higher qualification

2.88 p/d

 

 

14. This variation shall take effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 10 July 2001.

 

 

 

M. J. WALTON J, Vice-President.

 

 

____________________

 

 

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

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