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BUTCHERS’ WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date11/16/2001
Volume329
Part3
Page No.
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C0563
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted12/10/2001

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(072)

SERIAL C0563

 

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 4073 of 2001)

 

Before the Honourable Justice Kavanagh

25 June 2001

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, Wages, of the award published 25 January 2001 (321 I.G. 1167), 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 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, 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

 

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:

 

 

 

Total Weekly

 

 

Classification

Rate

 

 

 

$

 

1

Slaughterperson

477.60

 

2

Employee grading beef carcases

441.60

 

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

435.80

 

4

Knocker down and/or shackler and/or

 

 

 

employee opening up neck and tying weasand

 

 

 

before hoisting to bleeding rail

439.00

 

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

435.80

 

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

434.80

 

7

Tripeperson and employee cutting, turning and

 

 

 

washing tripes and cutting and washing bibles

434.80

 

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

430.30

 

9

Laundry attendant

430.30

 

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the

 

 

 

stockperson clause)

436.60

 

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and

 

 

 

penner-up

432.60

 

12

Yardperson and general labourer

425.90

 

13

Freezer room employee

434.80

 

14

Dripping and/or lard operator, tallowperson,

 

 

 

digesterperson and/or dry melter operator, expellor

 

 

 

and/or dryer attendant

437.60

 

15

Millhand, by-products labouer and saveall attendant

 

 

 

 

428.20

 

 

Casing Cleaning Department -

16

All-round person

439.30

 

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and

 

 

 

bladders and sliming runners

432.60

 

 

Boning Department -

18

Boner

456.00

 

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

442.50

 

20

Trimmer

435.80

 

21

Weighperson

432.40

 

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine

 

 

 

operator

430.30

 

23

Shop-person/Butcher

463.10

 

 

Motor Wagon Drivers -

24

Motor wagon driver of a vehicle with carrying

 

 

 

capacity of up to 3,048 kg

 

 

 

(3 tons)

436.70

 

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof

 

 

 

up to 8,128 kg (8 tons)

 

 

 

extra - $1.53

 

 

 

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 - $1.18

 

 

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof

 

 

 

exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons) - 0.95

 

 

 

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

436.70

 

26

Driver of bulldozer

436.70

 

27

Loader

445.20

 

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment

 

 

 

(working under shift work provisions)

435.80

 

 

 

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

 

Age

Percentage of Classification 12

Total Weekly rate

 

- General Labourer

$

At 15 years of age

36%

153.30

At 16 years of age

48%

204.40

At 17 years of age

60%

255.50

At 18 years of age

74%

315.20

At 19 years of age

87%

370.50

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

 

Amount

No.

No.

Brief Description

$

1

31.4

Alternating shifts

7.55 per shift

2

31.5

Afternoon shift

10.84 per shift

3

32.9

Extraordinary Hours Allowance

6.55 per day

4

35.5

Horse Allowance

12.28 per

 

 

 

week

5

33.3

Meal money

6.85 per meal

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance -

 

 

 

Below minus 1 degree celsius

0.39 per hour

 

 

Below minus 16 degree celsius

0.61 per hour

 

 

Below minus 20 degree celsius

1.13 per hour

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

1.69 per hour

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance

0.42 per hour

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance

0.42 per hour

 

 

 

0.67 per hour

9

10.1

Rover's Allowance

2.54 per day

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty

2.54 per head

11

23.1

Dog Allowance

6.31 per dog

 

 

 

per week

12

23.3

First-aid Attendant

3.03 per day

13

23.4

Leading Hand

22.61 per

 

 

 

week

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance -

 

 

 

Cold Temperature

11.67 per

 

 

 

week

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance

8.63 per week

16

23.5.3

Fork Lift Allowance

6.07 per week

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work ordinary hours

2.80 per day

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work outside ordinary hours

3.28 per

 

 

 

sheep, calf or

 

 

 

pig

 

 

 

13.85 per head

 

 

 

of cattle

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work on Sundays or holidays

4.99 per

 

 

 

sheep, calf or

 

 

 

pig

 

 

 

20.06 per head

 

 

 

of cattle

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcase Allowance

2.80 per day

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor

6.31 per day

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature

0.39 per hour

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance

6.31 per day

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all types of animals

4.13 per day

 

 

 

2.07 per half

 

 

 

day

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

3.52 per day

 

 

 

1.70 half day

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

2.54 per day

 

 

 

1.23 per half

 

 

 

day

27

51.2

Knife Allowances -

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and labourers skinning

2.95 per week

 

 

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

1.45 per day

 

 

3. This variation shall take effect from the first pay period to commence on or after 19 October 2001.

 

 

 

T. M. KAVANAGH J.

 

____________________

 

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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