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MINERAL SANDS MINING AND TREATMENT INDUSTRY (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date06/04/2004
Volume344
Part8
Page No.
DescriptionRVIRC - Award Review Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C2461
CategoryAward
Award Code 477  
Date Posted06/03/2004

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(477)

SERIAL C2461

 

MINERAL SANDS MINING AND TREATMENT INDUSTRY (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Review of Award pursuant to Section 19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996.

 

(No. IRC 5814 of 2003)

 

Before Mr Deputy President Sams

24 November 2003

 

REVIEWED AWARD

 

1.          Delete in subclause (v) of clause 5, Allowances of the award published 20 April 2001 (324 I.G. 41) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(v)        First-aid Allowance - The employer shall provide and maintain a suitable first-aid outfit in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 which shall be available to employees and, where practicable, a qualified first-aid person for each area of operation shall be appointed by the employer.  An employee so appointed for first-aid duties shall be paid an allowance as shown in Item 9 of Table 2.  In addition, employees upon successful completion of an appropriate qualification in a first-aid course shall be entitled to reimbursement of course expenses by the employer.

 

2.          Delete the word "prime" appearing in paragraph (c) of subclause (i) of clause 11, Accrued Leisure Time,

 

3.          Delete subclause 22.6.4 of clause 22, Personal Carers Leave and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

22.6.4   This subclause is subject to the employer informing each union which is both party to the award and which has members employed at the particular enterprise of its intention to introduce an enterprise system of rostered days off flexibility, and providing a reasonable opportunity for the union(s) to participate in negotiations.

 

4.          Delete paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subclause (i) of clause 24, Apprenticeship and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a)        Contract of Apprenticeship - Every contract of apprenticeship made shall contain all conditions of apprenticeship required under the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001.

 

(b)        The Commissioner - For the purposes of this award, "the Commissioner" shall mean the Commissioner for Vocational Training pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001.

 

(c)        Cancellation or Suspension of Indenture - The Commissioner as defined in paragraph (b) hereof shall have the power to cancel or suspend indentures of apprenticeship. The indenture of any apprentice bound to the company may be cancelled upon the application of the company or the apprentice for good cause shown.

 

5.          Delete paragraph (d) of subclause (ii) of clause 24, Apprenticeship and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(d)        Technical Training of Adult Apprentices - Each adult apprentice shall, from the commencement of their apprenticeship, attend and not be prevented by the employer from attending during the apprentice's ordinary working hours for eight hours per week during the Registered Training Organisation's terms a suitable technical college for the period of three years.  Where the training facilities for apprentices at the technical college attended by such apprentices make it impracticable for their attendance as aforementioned, then they shall attend for the number of hours and for the period of any prescribed course as is approved by the apprenticeship authority in consultation with the Registered Training Organisation.

 

6.          The changes made to the award pursuant to the Award Review pursuant to section 19(6) of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and Principle 26 of the Principles for Review of Awards made by the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW on 28 April 1999 (310 I.G. 359) and take effect on 24 November 2003.

 

 

 

P. J. SAMS  D.P.

 

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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