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METAL, ENGINEERING AND ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES (STATE) AWARD
  
Date12/13/2002
Volume337
Part5
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C1514
CategoryAward
Award Code 039  
Date Posted12/12/2002

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(039)

SERIAL C1514

 

METAL, ENGINEERING AND ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union, New South Wales Branch, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 4240 of 2002)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Haylen

31 July 2002

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete paragraphs 5.1.1(c) and (d) of clause 5, Rates of Pay and Related Matters, of the award published 8 June 2001 (325 I.G. 209), as varied, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

5.1.1(c)            Schedule of Rates of Pay -

 

Wage Group

Base rate

Suppl. Payment

SWC

Weekly

Hourly

 

per week

per week

adjustments

award rate

rate

 

$

$

$

$

$

Level C14

284.80

40.60

106.00

431.40

11.35

Level C13

299.50

42.60

106.00

448.10

11.79

Level C12

319.20

45.40

106.00

470.60

12.38

Level C11

337.40

48.10

106.00

491.50

12.93

Level C10

365.20

52.00

108.00

525.20

13.82

Level C9

383.50

54.60

108.00

546.10

14.37

Level C8

401.70

57.20

108.00

566.90

14.92

Level C7

420.00

59.80

106.00

585.80

15.42

Level C6

456.50

65.00

106.00

627.50

16.51

Level C5

474.80

67.60

106.00

648.40

17.06

Level C4

493.00

70.20

106.00

669.20

17.61

Level C3

529.50

75.40

106.00

710.90

18.71

Level C2(a)

547.80

78.00

106.00

731.80

19.26

Level C2(b)

584.30

83.20

104.00

771.50

20.30

Level C1(a)

657.40

93.60

104.00

855.00

22.50

Level C1(b)

766.90

109.20

104.00

980.10

25.79

 

5.1.1(d)            The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under State Wage Case 2002.  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 subclause 5.3 of clause 5, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

5.3        Apprentice Rates of Pay

 

5.3.1    Except as provided for in subclause 5.4, Adult Apprentices, the minimum weekly wage rate for apprentices shall be based on the following. The minimum weekly wage for apprentices before the commencement of this award was based on the following percentages of the base rate plus state wage case adjustments for Wage Group C10. At the commencement of this award, the supplement payment for Wage Group C10 of $52.00 will be added to the said rate for the purposes of determining weekly wages for apprentices. This addition will be phased in on the following basis:

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

4-year term

Percentage of Column 3

Base rate of C10

Total rate per week

Hourly Rate

apprenticeship

%

plus SWC

$

$

 

 

adjustments

 

 

 

 

plus $52.00

 

 

 

 

$

 

 

First year

42

525.20

220.60

5.81

Second year

55

525.20

288.85

7.60

Third year

75

525.20

393.90

10.37

Fourth year

88

525.20

462.20

12.16

 

5.3.2    See 5.1.1(d) for the criteria regarding absorption of safety net adjustments.

 

5.3.3    An employee who is under 21 years of age on the expiration of his or her apprenticeship and thereafter works as a minor in the occupation to which he or she has been apprenticed shall be paid at not less than the adult rate prescribed for the classification.

 

3.          Delete table in paragraph 5.4.3 of clause 5, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Year of Apprenticeship

Total weekly rate

 

$

First

378.00

Second

431.40

Third

448.10

Fourth

470.60

 

4.          Delete subclause 5.5 of clause 5, and insert in lieu thereof the following :

 

5.5        Unapprenticed Junior Rates of Pay

 

The minimum weekly wage for unapprenticed juniors before the commencement of this award was based on the relevant percentages of the base rate plus state wage case adjustments for Wage Group C13. At the commencement of this award, the supplementary payment for Wage Group C13 of $42.60 will be added to the said rate for the purposes of determining weekly wages for unapprenticed juniors. This addition will be phased in on the following basis:

 

5.5.1(a)            Unapprenticed Juniors

 

(i)         The minimum weekly wage rates for unapprenticed juniors shall be as follows:

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Years of Age

Percentage of Column 3

Base rate of C13

Total rate per week

 

 

plus SWC adjustments

 

 

 

plus $42.60

 

 

%

$

$

Under 16 years of age

36.8

448.10

164.90

At 16 years of age

47.3

448.10

211.95

At 17 years of age

57.8

448.10

259.00

At 18 years of age

68.3

448.10

306.05

 

At 19 years of age

82.5

448.10

369.70

At 20 years of age

97.7

448.10

437.80

 

A junior employee of 18 years of age or more shall be paid 34 cents per week in addition to the rates prescribed herein whilst they are employed as a furnace person or assistant to a furnace person.

 

5.5.1(b)            Unapprenticed Juniors (Foundries)

 

(i)         The minimum weekly wage rates for unapprenticed juniors (foundries) shall be as follows:

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Years of Age

Percentage of Column 3

Base rate of C13

Total rate per

 

 

plus SWC adjustments

week

 

 

plus $42.60

 

 

%

$

$

Under 16 years of age

36.8

448.10

164.90

At 16 years of age

47.3

448.10

211.95

At 17 years of age

68.3

448.10

306.05

At 18 years of age

83.0

448.10

371.90

At 19 years of age

98.8

448.10

442.70

 

5.          Delete paragraph 5.9.1(f) of subclause 5.9, Allowances and Special Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

5.9.1(f)             All purpose Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Brief Description

Amount per week

 

 

 

$

1

5.9.1(a)

Leading Hands -

 

 

 

In charge of:

 

 

 

3-10 employees

22.75

 

 

11-20 employees

34.25

 

 

more than 20 employees

43.70

2

5.9.1(b)

Ship Repairing

 

 

 

Tradespersons

10.45

 

 

All other employees

8.50

3

5.9.1(c)

Multi-Storey Building

16.45

4

5.9.1(d)

Tool Allowance

11.20

 

6.          Delete paragraph 5.9.2(g) and insert in lieu thereof the following::

 

5.9.2(g)            Other Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Brief Description

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

5.9.2(a)

Motor Allowance

58 cents per kilometre travelled

2

5.9.2(b)

First Aid Allowance

10.50 per week

3

5.9.2(c), 5.9.4(b)(iv) 6.4.11

Meal Allowance

8.80

 

7.          Delete paragraph 5.9.3(s) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

5.9.3(s)            Special Rates

 

Item

Clause

Brief Description

 

No.

No.

 

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

5.9.3(c)

Cold Places

39 cents per hour extra

2

5.9.3(d)

Hot Places

 

 

 

Between 46 and 54 Celsius

39 cents per hour extra

 

 

In excess of 54 Celsius

50 cents per hour extra

3

5.9.3(e)

Wet Places

39 cents per hour extra

4

5.9.3(f)

Confined Spaces

50 cents per hour extra

5

5.9.3(g)

Dirty Work

 

 

 

Ship repair work

50 cents per hour extra

 

 

All other work

39 cents per hour extra

6

5.9.3(h)

Height Money

29 cents per hour extra

7

5.9.3(i)

Meat Digesters and Oil Tanks

39 cents per hour extra

8

5.9.3(j)

Sanitary Works

29 cents per hour extra

9

5.9.3(k)

Insulation Materials

50 cents per hour extra

10

5.9.3(l)

Slaughtering Yards

29 cents per hour extra

11

5.9.3(m)

Boiler Repairs

 

(i)

 

Smoke boxes, fire boxes, furnaces or flues of boilers

29 cents per hour extra

(ii)

 

Oil fired boilers including the castings, uptakes and

 

 

 

funnels, or flues and smoke stacks

1.00 per hour extra

12

5.9.3(n)

Explosive Powered Tools

1.00 per day

13

5.9.3(o)

Ships in Dock

29 cents per hour extra

14

5.9.3(p)

Foundry Allowance

30 cents per hour worked

15

5.9.3(q)

Boiling Down Works

29 cents per hour

16

5.9.3(r)

Lead Works

29 cents per hour

 

8.          This variation shall take effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 21 August 2002.

 

 

 

W. R. HAYLEN  J.

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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