MINERAL SANDS MINING AND TREATMENT INDUSTRY (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
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
24 November 2003
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:
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,
subclause 22.6.4 of clause 22, Personal Carers Leave and insert in lieu thereof
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
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.
Commissioner - For the purposes of this award, "the Commissioner"
shall mean the Commissioner for Vocational Training pursuant to the Apprenticeship
and Traineeship Act 2001.
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.
paragraph (d) of subclause (ii) of clause 24, Apprenticeship and insert in lieu
thereof the following:
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
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.
the authority of the Industrial Registrar.