METAL TRADES (TRAINING WAGE) (STATE) AWARD
COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Application by the
Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union,
New South Wales Branch, industrial organisation of employees.
(No. IRC 1974 of 2002)
Before The Honourable
Justice Wright, President
23 May 2002
1. Delete the
definition "Training Agreement", of clause 4, Definitions, of the
award published 9 June 1995 and award review published 19 October 2001 (328
I.G. 1045), as varied, and insert in lieu thereof the following:
Agreement means an instrument which establishes a Traineeship under the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act
2001. (Note: Under the Apprenticeship
and Traineeship Act 2001 a training agreement is also referred to as an
subclause (d) of clause 6, Employment Conditions and insert in lieu thereof the
(d) A traineeship
shall not be terminated before its conclusion, except in accordance with the Apprenticeship
and Traineeship Act 2001,
or mutual agreement.
An employer who chooses not to continue the employment
of a trainee upon the completion of the traineeship shall notify, in writing,
the Relevant NSW Training Authority of their decision.
subparagraph (i) of paragraph (v) of subclause (a) of clause 8, Grievance
Procedures and insert in lieu thereof the following:
(i) if the
dispute relates to issues of training then the matter may be referred to the
NSW Commissioner for Vocational Training in accordance with the Apprenticeship
and Traineeship Act 2001; or
variation shall take effect from the first pay period on or after 23 May 2002.
F. L. WRIGHT J,
the authority of the Industrial Registrar.