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BREEDING AND RAISING OF PIGS, &c., EMPLOYEES (STATE) AWARD
  
Date10/24/2003
Volume341
Part10
Page No.
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C2077
CategoryAward
Award Code 050  
Date Posted10/23/2003

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(050)

SERIAL C2077

 

BREEDING AND RAISING OF PIGS, &c., EMPLOYEES (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

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

 

(No. IRC 3511 of 2003)

 

Before Commissioner Ritchie

10 July 2003

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause (i) of clause 3, Rates of Pay - Adults and Juniors, of the award published 20 July 2001 (326 I.G. 371), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(i)         The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case of 2003.  This adjustment 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.          Insert the following new subclause (v) in clause 10 Overtime:

 

(v)        Reasonable Overtime

 

(a)        Subject to paragraph (b) below, an employer may require an employee to work reasonable overtime at overtime rates or as otherwise provided for in this award.

 

(b)       An employee may refuse to work overtime in circumstances where the working of such overtime would result in the employee working hours which are unreasonable.

 

(c)        For the purposes of paragraph (b) above, what is unreasonable or otherwise will be determined having regard to:

 

(i)         any risk to employee health and safety;

 

(ii)        the employee's personal circumstances including any family and carer responsibilities;

 

(iii)       the needs of the workplace or enterprise;

 

(iv)       the notice (if any) given by the employer of the overtime and by the employee of his or her intention to refuse it; and

 

(v)        any other relevant matter.

 

3.          Delete Table 1 and Table 2 of Part B Monetary Rates, insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

PART B

 

MONETARY RATES

 

Table 1 - Rates of Pay

 

Classification

SWC 2002 Amount

SWC 2003 Adjustment

SWC 2003 Amount

 

$

$

$

Piggery Attendant Level 1

431.40

17.00

448.40

Piggery Attendant Level 2

448.10

17.00

465.10

Piggery Attendant Level 3

470.60

17.00

487.60

Piggery Attendant Level 4

491.55

17.00

508.55

Piggery Attendant Level 5

507.60

17.00

524.60

Senior Piggery Attendant Level 1

525.20

17.00

542.20

Senior Piggery Attendant Level 2

546.20

17.00

563.20

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No

Brief Description

SWC 2002 Amount

SWC 2003 Amount

 

 

 

$

$

1

3(ii)

Leading Hand Allowance

18.00 per week

18.60 per week

2

18(i)

Meal Allowance

8.65 per meal

8.90 per meal

3

19

First-Aid Allowance

1.65 per day

1.70 per day

 

Note: These allowances are contemporary for expense related allowances as at 30 March 2003 and for work related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the May 2003 State Wage Case Decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales.

 

4.          This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 1 October 2003, and remain in force for a period of 12 months.

 

 

 

D. W. RITCHIE, Commissioner.

 

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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