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MINERAL SANDS MINING AND TREATMENT INDUSTRY (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date01/30/2004
Volume343
Part2
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C2243
CategoryAward
Award Code 474  
Date Posted01/29/2004

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(477)

SERIAL C2243

 

MINERAL SANDS MINING AND TREATMENT INDUSTRY (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 3302 of 2003)

 

Before Mr Deputy President Grayson

4 July 2003

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause (ii) of clause 3, Classification Structure and Wage Rates, of the award published 20 April 2001 (324 I.G. 41), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(ii)        The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Cases 2003.  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 subclause (iii) of clause 12, Overtime and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(iii)       Reasonable Overtime

 

(a)        Subject to (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 (b) 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 - Wages, of Part B, Monetary Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Table 1 - Wages

 

 

SWC 2002

SWC 2003

SWC 2003

Classification

Amount

Adjustment

Amount

 

$

$

$

(i) Tradespeople

 

 

 

Boilermaker

525.20

17.00

542.20

Carpenter

525.20

17.00

542.20

Electrical Fitter

539.05

17.00

556.05

Electrical Mechanic

539.05

17.00

556.05

Fitter

525.20

17.00

542.20

Machinist, First Class

525.20

17.00

542.20

Motor Mechanic

525.20

17.00

542.20

Marker Off

525.20

17.00

542.20

Turner

525.20

17.00

542.20

Welder - Special Class

525.25

17.00

542.25

Welder

525.20

17.00

542.20

Painter

525.20

17.00

542.20

(ii) Operators

 

 

 

Floating Pump Operator -

 

 

 

Up to 300 tonnes per hour

498.80

17.00

515.80

300 tonnes per hour and over

516.60

17.00

533.60

Electrostatic Operator

498.80

17.00

515.80

Table and/or Dryer Operator, Concentration Plant

 

 

 

Operator and/or Grinding Mill Operator

498.80

17.00

515.80

Transfer Bin Operator

498.80

17.00

515.80

Mechanical Drill Rig Operator

498.80

17.00

515.80

General Hand

507.60

17.00

524.60

Maintenance Person

525.20

17.00

542.20

Senior Fibreglass and/or Rubber Worker

541.20

17.00

558.20

General Hand (Maintenance)

491.60

17.00

508.60

Fork Lift Operator

491.60

17.00

508.60

Storeperson

482.60

17.00

499.60

Laboratory Assistant - Sampler

525.20

17.00

542.20

Laboratory Assistant - Tester

514.80

17.00

531.80

Nursery Person in Charge - Full-time

514.80

17.00

531.80

Registered Weighbridge Attendant

525.20

17.00

542.20

Mobile Crane Operator with lifting capacity -

 

 

 

Up to 5 and including 5 tonnes

510.90

17.00

527.90

Over 5 tonnes

523.90

17.00

540.90

Tractor and Front End Loader and Grader Operations

 

 

 

(a)  Up to but not exceeding 48kw

516.70

17.00

533.70

(b)  48 kw but not exceeding 96kw

524.60

17.00

541.60

(c)  96kw but not exceeding 220kw

531.90

17.00

548.90

(d)  220 kw but not exceeding 370kw

540.70

17.00

557.70

(e)  370 kw but not exceeding 450 kw

546.10

17.00

563.10

Truck Operators -

 

 

 

Up to and including 4.5 tonnes

500.00

17.00

517.00

Over 4.5 tonnes but not exceeding 9 tonnes

509.40

17.00

526.40

Over 9 tonnes but not exceeding 15 tonnes

517.60

17.00

534.60

Over 15 tonnes but not exceeding 30 tonnes

540.70

17.00

557.70

Over 30 tonnes

546.00

17.00

563.00

Off highway haulage units (including scraper, dumper

 

 

 

and off-highway motor trucks) -

 

 

 

Up to but not exceeding 25 tonnes

524.60

17.00

541.60

Over 25 tonnes but not exceeding 40 tonnes

531.90

17.00

548.90

Over 40 but not exceeding 100 tonnes

540.70

17.00

557.70

 

4.          Delete Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of the said Part B, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item

Clause

Brief description

SWC 2002

SWC 2003

No.

No.

 

Amount

Amount

 

 

 

$

$

1

3(iv)

Leading Hand - in charge of up to 10 employees

20.70

21.40

2

3(iv)

Leading Hand - in charge of more than 10 employees

31.80

32.80

3

4(i)(a)

Afternoon Shift Allowance

9.40

9.70

4

4(i)(b)

Night Shift Allowance

12.40

12.80

5

5(i)

Overall Disability Allowance

0.47

0.49

6

5(ii)

Immersion Allowance

8.30

8.60

7

5(iii)

Electrical Mechanic’s Licence -

 

 

 

 

Qualified Supervisors Certificate (Electrician)

27.70

28.60

 

 

Certificate of Registration (Electrician)

14.80

15.30

8

5(iv)

No Showers Allowance

2.20

2.25

9

5(v)

First Aid Allowance

2.15

2.20

10

7(i)(a)

Tool Allowance

11.05

11.45

11

7(i)(b)

Tool Allowance

11.05

11.45

12

8(iii)

Meal Money

10.40

10.70

13

9(i)(c)(2)

Meal Money - when travelling

8.65

8.90

14

9(i)(f)

Caravan - remote allowance

20.80

20.80

15

9(ii)

Travelling Allowance -

 

 

 

 

3-10 km

4.45

4.70

 

 

10-20 km

5.70

6.00

 

 

20-30 km

7.20

7.60

 

 

30-40 km

8.55

9.00

 

 

40-50 km

9.95

10.50

 

 

Over 50 km

11.35

11.95

16

9(vi)

Travel Allowance - own motor vehicle

0.47

0.49

17

12(iv)

Travel Allowance

0.47

0.49

 

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

 

5.          This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 29 September 2003.

 

 

J. P. GRAYSON  D.P.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

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