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BUTCHER'S WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD

  
Date05/24/2002
Volume333
Part4
Page No.
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C1136
CategoryAward
Award Code 074  
Date Posted05/22/2002

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(074)

SERIAL C1136

 

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. IRC 4075 of 2001)

 

Before Commissioner Murphy

17 August 2001 and 27 March 2002

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, Wages of the award published 2 March 2001 (322 I.G. 727) 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, 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 1 - Wages

 

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

 

 

Classification

Total

 

 

Weekly

 

 

Rate

 

 

$

1

Slaughterperson

477.60

2

Employee grading beef carcasses

441.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

435.80

4

Knocker down and/or shackler and/or employee opening up neck and tying weas

 

 

and before hoisting to bleeding rail

439.00

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

 

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 labourer and save all 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)

1.18

 

but not exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons) extra

 

 

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

435.80

 

provisions)

 

T1.2

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

 

 

Age

Total weekly Rate

 

$

At 15 years of age

153.30

At 16 years of age

204.40

At 17 years of age

255.50

At 18 years of age

315.20

At 19 years of age

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

Allowance

Amount

No.

No.

 

$

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

7.62 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 -

 

 

 

Cold Temperature

11.67 per week

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker

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 Carcass

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

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

1.32 per day

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance

1.06 per day

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance

0.35 per day

31

49.3

Clothes Laundry Allowance

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

Clothes Allowance

0.63 per day

 

(b)

Laundry Allowance

0.52 per day

 

(c)

Clothes Allowance

0.13 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 26 October 2001.

 

 

 

J. P. MURPHY, Commissioner.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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