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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD
  
Date10/03/2003
Volume341
Part7
Page No.
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C2052
CategoryAward
Award Code 001  
Date Posted10/02/2003

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(001)

SERIAL C2052

 

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (New South Wales Branch), industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 3227 of 2003)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Walton, Vice-President

30 June 2003

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(a), of clause 18, Classifications and Wage Rates, of the award published 31 August 2001 (327 I.G. 279), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.2(a)

 

Tradespersons

 

Base Rate

Suppl.

State Wage

Total

 

Per Week

Payment Per

Case

Weekly

Classification

 

Week

Adjustments

Rate

 

$

$

$

$

Carpenter diver

489.80

52.10

123.00

664.90

Carver

395.90

52.10

125.00

573.00

Special Class Tradespersons

385.00

52.10

125.00

562.10

Letter Cutter

378.60

52.10

125.00

555.70

Marker or Setter Out

378.60

52.10

125.00

555.70

Signwriter

374.70

52.10

125.00

551.80

Artificial Stoneworker, Bricklayer,

365.20

52.10

125.00

542.30

Bridge and Wharf Carpenter,

 

 

 

 

Carpenter and/or Joiner, Caster,

 

 

 

 

Fixer, Floorlayer Specialist, Marble

 

 

 

 

and Slateworker, Painter, Plasterer,

 

 

 

 

Quarryperson, Roof Tiler, Slater

 

 

 

 

Ridger or Roof, Fixer, Shophand,

 

 

 

 

Stonemason, Tilelayer, Hard Floor

 

 

 

 

Coverer

 

 

 

 

Machinist

347.90

52.10

106.00

523.00

Plasterer/Terrazzo Assistant

335.10

52.10

106.00

510.20

 

2. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.1.2(b) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.2(b)

 

Labourers

Classification

 

Suppl.

State Wage

Total

 

Base Rate Per

Payment Per

case

Weekly

 

Week

Week

Adjustments

Rate

 

$

$

$

$

Group 1

 

 

 

 

Rigger, Dogger

362.30

52.10

123.00

537.40

Group 2

346.70

52.10

123.00

521.80

Scaffolder (as defined), Powder

 

 

 

 

Monkey, Hoist or Winch Driver,

 

 

 

 

Foundation Shaftsperson (as

 

 

 

 

defined), Steel Fixer, including Tack

 

 

 

 

Welder, Concrete Finisher (as

 

 

 

 

defined)

 

 

 

 

Group 3

335.10

52.10

123.00

510.20

Bricklayer's Labourer, Plasterer's

 

 

 

 

Labourer, Assistant Rigger (as

 

 

 

 

defined), Assistant Powder Monkey

 

 

 

 

(as defined) demolition work (after

 

 

 

 

three months experience), Gear

 

 

 

 

Hand, Jack-Hammerperson, Mixer

 

 

 

 

Driver (concrete), Steel Erector,

 

 

 

 

Aluminium Alloy Structural Erectors

 

 

 

 

(whether prefabricated or otherwise),

 

 

 

 

Gantry Hand or Crane Hand, Crane

 

 

 

 

Chaser, Cement Gun Operator,

 

 

 

 

Concrete Cutting or Drilling Machine

 

 

 

 

Operator Concrete Gang including

 

 

 

 

Concrete Floater (as defined), Roof

 

 

 

 

Layer(Malthoid or similar material),

 

 

 

 

Dump Cart Operator, Concrete

 

 

 

 

Formwork Stripper, Concrete Pump

 

 

 

 

Hoseperson or Line Hand

 

 

 

 

Group 4

306.60

52.10

123.00

481.70

Builders' Labourers other than as

 

 

 

 

specified in classifications (1), (2)

 

 

 

 

and (3) of this paragraph

 

 

 

 

 

3. Delete subparagraph 18.1.2(d) Apprentices, of clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.2

 

(d) Apprentices -

 

(1) Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., Roof Tilers, Fibrous Plasterer, Plasterboard Fixer, Stonemasons, Tilelayers, Floorlaying.

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices - The minimum rates of wages for four-year apprentices shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance Per

Per Week

Week

 

 

Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

180.30

20.40

17.10

217.80

2nd Year

263.30

20.40

25.30

309.00

3rd Year

348.90

20.40

32.50

401.80

4th Year

408.70

20.40

38.70

467.80

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices -

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance Per

Per Week

Week

 

 

Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

202.40

20.40

18.40

241.20

2nd Year

295.80

20.40

27.80

344.00

3rd Year

383.80

20.40

35.30

439.50

4th Year

431.00

20.40

40.10

491.50

 

(2) Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance Per

Per Week

Week

 

 

Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

219.60

20.40

20.00

260.00

2nd Year

313.10

20.40

28.10

361.60

3rd Year

388.20

20.40

35.30

443.90

4th Year

459.70

20.40

41.40

521.50

 

(3) Pilot Three Year Bricklayers' Course -

 

(a) These rates apply to apprentices who are engaged through the Master Builders' Association of New South Wales and the Housing Industry Group Apprenticeship Schemes and who are enrolled or to be enrolled in the pilot three year Technical and Further Education course.

 

(b) These rates shall also apply whilst the apprentice is attending college in the following fashion:

 

Year I -

First 8 weeks - full time at 35 hours per week

 

28 weeks - 1 day per week

 

 

Year II -

36 weeks - 1 day per week

 

(c) The above provisions relating to the pilot bricklayers course, the course itself, and the rates herein prescribed shall only apply to employed apprentices.

 

(d) Leave is reserved in relation to the payment applicable during attendance at college for the advanced modules (30 weeks - 1 day per week, i.e., 6 x 40 hour modules) for those apprentices who have successfully completed the requirements of year II.

 

(i) Indentured: The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

 

Industry

Special

Total

 

Base Rate Per

Allowance

Allowance Per

Per

 

Week

Per Week

Week

Week

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

 

 

 

 

1st six months

176.30

20.40

16.80

213.50

2nd six months

256.60

20.40

24.80

301.80

2nd Year

340.10

20.40

31.90

392.40

3rd Year

398.90

20.40

37.90

457.20

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices - The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

 

Industry

Special

 

 

Base Rate Per

Allowance Per

Allowance Per

Total Per

 

Week

Week

Week

Week

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

 

 

 

 

1st six months

192.20

20.40

18.00

230.60

2nd six months

280.20

20.40

27.30

327.90

2nd Year

363.70

20.40

34.60

418.70

3rd Year

408.30

20.40

39.30

468.00

 

4. Delete subparagraph 18.1.2(f), Adult Apprentices, of the said clause 18 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.2

 

(f) Adult Apprentices -

 

Definition - An Adult Apprentice means an employee engaged as an apprentice who at the time of the apprenticeship is of or above the age of 21 years.

 

(1) Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., Roof Tilers, Fibrous Plasterer, Plasterboard Fixer, Stonemasons, Tilelayers, Floorlaying.

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Per Week

Week

 

 

Per Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

298.80

20.40

17.10

336.30

2nd Year

298.80

20.40

25.30

344.50

3rd Year

353.20

20.40

32.50

406.10

4th Year

411.40

20.40

38.70

470.50

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Per Week

Week

 

 

Per Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

298.80

20.40

18.40

337.60

2nd Year

301.40

20.40

27.80

349.60

3rd Year

387.60

20.40

35.30

443.30

4th Year

433.20

20.40

40.10

493.70

 

(2) Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters - for adult apprentices the minimum rates shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special Allowance

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Per Week

Week

 

 

Per Week

 

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st Year

298.80

20.40

20.00

339.20

2nd Year

316.90

20.40

28.10

365.40

3rd Year

392.00

20.40

35.30

447.70

4th Year

461.10

20.40

41.40

522.90

 

5. Delete the table appearing in subclause 18.4, Leading Hands, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item No.

Description

Weekly Base

Amount per hour

 

 

$

$

(i)

In charge of not more than 1 person

13.00

0.35

(ii)

In charge of 2 and not more than 5 persons

28.70

0.78

(iii)

In charge of 6 and not more than 10 persons

36.60

0.99

(iv)

In charge of more than 10 persons

48.80

1.32

 

6. Delete the table appearing in clause 18.5, Foreperson - Bridge and Wharf Carpenter, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Per Week of 38 Hours

 

$

General or supervising foreperson

712.40

Subforeperson

673.40

 

7. Delete clause 19, State Wage Case Adjustments, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

19. State Wage Case Adjustments

 

The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2003. 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.

 

8. Delete the amount of "$19.80" appearing in subclause 24.1, Industry Allowance, of clause 24, Allowances, and insert in lieu thereof the amount of "$20.40".

 

9. Delete the amounts of "$9.66" and "$1.93" appearing in subclause 24.2, Underground Allowance, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the amounts of "$9.97" and "$1.99".

 

10. Delete the table appearing in paragraph 24.5.3 of clause 24 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Floor Levels

Amount per hour extra

 

$

From commencement of building to fifteenth floor level

0.37

From sixteenth floor level to thirtieth floor level

0.44

From thirty-first floor level to forty-fifth floor level

0.69

From forty-sixth floor level to sixtieth floor level

0.88

From sixty-first floor level onwards

1.10

 

11. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.5 of clause 25, Special Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Height of Bracing

First Four Hours

Each additional Hour

 

$

$

0 - 15 storeys

3.33

0.69

16 - 30 storeys

4.30

0.89

31 - 45 storeys

5.07

1.03

46 - 60 storeys

8.32

1.72

greater than 60 storeys

10.61

2.19

solid plasterers when working off a swing scaffold

0.11 per hour

 

12. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.15 of the said clause 25 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Amount Per Hour

 

$

Where the blocks weigh over 5.5 kg and under 9 kg

0.46 p/h

Where the blocks weigh 9 kg or over up to 18 kg

0.83 p/h

Where the blocks weigh over 18 kg

1.17 p/h

 

13. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.41, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item

Clause No.

Description

Amount

No.

 

 

$

1

25.1

Insulation Work

0.57 p/h

2

25.2

Hot Work

 

 

 

Between 46 and 54

0.46 p/h

 

 

Beyond 54

0.57 p/h

3

25.3

Cold Work

0.46 p/h

4

25.4

Confined Space

0.57 p/h

5

25.6

Explosive Powered tools

1.09 p/d

6

25.7

Wet Work

0.46 p/h

7

25.8

Dirty Work

0.46 p/h

8

25.9

Towers Allowance

 

 

 

Work above 15 metres

0.46 p/h

 

 

Each further 15 metres

0.46 p/h

9

25.10

Toxic Substances

 

 

 

Using toxic substances

0.57 p/h

 

 

In close proximity

0.46 p/h

10

25.12

Materials containing asbestos

0.57 p/h

11

25.13

Furnace Work

1.22 p/h

12

25.14

Acid Work

1.22 p/h

13

25.16

Cleaning down brickwork

0.42 p/h

14

25.17

Bagging

0.42 p/h

15

25.18

Bitumen Work

0.57 p/h

16

25.19

Plaster or composition spray

0.46 p/h

17

25.20

Slushing

0.46 p/h

18

25.21

Dry polishing of tiles

0.57 p/h

19

25.22

Cutting tiles

0.57 p/h

20

25.23

Second hand timber

1.81 p/d

21

25.24

Roof repairs - Employees other than slaters and roof tilers

0.57 p/h

22

25.24(i)

Roof Repairs - Slaters and roof tilers

 

 

 

Height over 15 metres

0.42 p/h

 

25.24(ii)

35 pitch

0.57 p/h

 

 

40 pitch

0.83 p/h

23

25.25

Computing quantities

3.33 p/d

24

25.26

Height work - painting tradespersons

0.42 p/h

25

25.27

Height work - bridge and wharf carpenters

 

 

 

8 metres from ground, deck, etc.

0.46 p/h

 

 

Each additional 3 metres

0.10 p/h

26

25.28

Grindstone Allowance

4.90 p/w

27

25.30

Certificate Allowance

0.46 p/h

28

25.31

Spray Application - painters

0.46 p/h

29

25.32

Cutting bricks

0.57 p/h

30

25.33(a)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Districts west and north

0.68 p/d

 

 

Western Division

1.11 p/d

31

25.33(b)

District Allowances

 

 

 

NSW border to Dalgety

1.11 p/d

32

25.33(c)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Road and bridge construction and repair

0.35 p/d

33

25.34

Pneumatic tools - stonemason

2.50 p/d

34

25.35

Asbestos Eradication

1.54 p/h

35

25.36

Laser safety officer

1.90 p/d

36

25.37

Illawarra road and general construction

0.46 p/h

37

25.38

Suspended Perimeter Work Platform

0.71 p/h

38

25.39

Labourers on refractory brickwork

3.43 per call

 

 

 

back

39

25.40

First-aid Allowances

 

 

 

Minimum qualification

1.96 p/d

 

 

Higher qualification

3.08 p/d

 

14. This variation shall take effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 10 July 2003.

 

 

M. J. WALTON J, Vice-President.

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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