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FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date02/21/2003
Volume338
Part5
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C1526
CategoryAward
Award Code 340  
Date Posted02/20/2003

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(340)

SERIAL C1526

 

FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australian Workers' Union, New South Wales, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 3839 of 2002)

 

Before Mr Deputy President Grayson

19 July 2002

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause (B) of clause 2, Rates of Pay, of the award published 10 November 2000 (320 I.G. 31), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(B) The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2002. These adjustments may be offset against:

 

(a) any equivalent overaward payments; and/or

 

(b) award wage increases since 29 May 1991, other than safety net, State Wage Case and minimum rates adjustments.

 

2. Delete Section 1 - Adult Employees, of Table 1 - Wages, and Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of Part B, Monetary Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Section 1 - Adult Employees -

 

 

SWC 2001

SWC 2002

SWC 2002

Classification

Amount

Adjustment

Amount

 

$

$

$

Senior Classer (Dried Fruits) (95%)

484.40

18.00

502.40

General Hand - Class (II)

476.00

18.00

494.00

An employee whose duties include:

 

 

 

Classer (dried fruits), Blender and/or Typer (dried

 

 

 

fruits), weigher-in, sweat lumper (93%)

 

 

 

General Hand Class (I) i.e., Packer (experienced),

434.30

18.00

452.30

Packer, tray pack and cell pack, Grader or Sorter,

 

 

 

pulling away from front door to stacks and/or from

 

 

 

stacks to feeding hoppers, Dipper (hot), Cool Store

 

 

 

Hand (i.e., a person who is engaged for at least 50 per

 

 

 

cent of his/her time in any one day in cool store

 

 

 

chamber), Employee bringing fruit from and putting

 

 

 

fruit into cool store chambers, handling and/or

 

 

 

stacking 25 kg to 27 kg boxes, repairing boxes, crates,

 

 

 

sweats, cases or trays, Nailer Down, Wirer, Operator

 

 

 

- Crimper Machine, Operator of press (both ends),

 

 

 

Operator of circular saw, steaming and/or cleaning

 

 

 

down machinery, washing, stacking, loading and/or dipping

 

 

 

sweat boxes, General Labourer not elsewhere classified (83%)

 

 

 

Boxmaker, Maintenance Worker in charge of

465.60

18.00

483.60

machinery, Fork Lift Driver or driver of power trolley,

 

 

 

tow motor or other power-propelled vehicle, Boiler

 

 

 

Attendant, Furnace Attendant (90.5%)

 

 

 

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item.

Clause

Brief Description

SWC 2001

SWC 2002

No

No.

 

Amount

Amount

 

 

 

$

$

1

2A(ii)

Leading Hand - 3 to 8 employees

14.65 per week

15.15 per week

2

2A(ii)

Leading Hand - 9 or more employees

20.45 per week

21.15 per week

3

15

Meal Allowance - 1 hours overtime

6.70

6.95

4

15

Meal Allowance - Overtime notified but not

 

 

 

 

Required

6.70

6.95

5

16(ii)

Travel Allowance - Overnight stay

55.15

61.40

6

16(ii)

Meal Allowance - Overnight stay

6.70

6.95

7

17

Wet Work

2.35

2.45

8

24(ii)

First-aid

1.55

1.60

 

NOTE: These allowances are contemporary for expense related allowances as at 30 March 2002 and for work related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the May 2002 State Wage Case Decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales.

 

 

3. This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 19 July 2002.

 

 

J. P. GRAYSON D.P.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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