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FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date02/04/2005
Volume348
Part3
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C3090
CategoryAward
Award Code 340  
Date Posted02/03/2005

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(340)

SERIAL C3090

 

FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (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 3856 of 2004)

 

Before Mr Deputy President Sams

26 July 2004

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause (B) of clause 2, Rates of Pay, of the award published 10 November 2000 (320 I.G. 31) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(B) The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2004. These adjustments may be offset against:

 

(i) any equivalent over-award payments; and/or

 

(ii) award wage increases since 29 May 1991 other than safety net, State Wage Case and minimum rates adjustments.

 

2. Delete Section 1 - Adult Employees, of Table 1 - Wages, and Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of Part B, Monetary Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Section 1 - Adult Employees

 

Classification

SWC 2003

SWC 2004

SWC 2004

 

Amount

Adjustment

Amount

 

$

$

$

Senior Classer (dried fruits) (95%)

519.40

19.00

538.40

General Hand - Class (II)

 

 

 

An employee whose duties include: classer (dried

 

 

 

fruits), blender and/or typer (dried fruits), weigher-in,

 

 

 

sweat lumper (93%)

511.00

19.00

530.00

General Hand Class (I), i.e. packer (experienced),

 

 

 

packer, tray pack and cell pack, grader or sorter,

 

 

 

pulling away from front door to stacks and/or from

 

 

 

stacks to feeding hoppers, dipper (hot), cool store

 

 

 

hand (i.e. a person who is engaged for at least 50%

 

 

 

of his/her time in any one day in cool store chamber),

 

 

 

employee bringing fruit from and putting fruit into

 

 

 

cool store chambers, handling and/or stacking 25 kg

 

 

 

to 27 kg boxes, repairing boxes, crates, sweats, cases

 

 

 

or trays, nailer down, wirer, operator - crimper

 

 

 

machine, operator of press (both ends), operator of

 

 

 

circular saw, steaming and/or cleaning down machinery,

 

 

 

washing stacking loading and/or dipping sweat bowes,

 

 

 

general labourer not elsewhere classified (83%)

469.30

19.00

488.30

Boxmaker, maintenance worker in charge of machinery,

 

 

 

fork lift driver or driver of power trolley tow motor or

 

 

 

other power-propelled vehicle, boiler attendant, furnace

 

 

 

attendant (90.5%)

500.60

19.00

519.60

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item

Clause

Brief Description

SWC 2003 Amount

SWC 2004 Amount

No.

No.

 

$

$

1

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand - 3 to 8 employees

15.65 p/wk

16.20 p/wk

2

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand - 9 or more employees

21.85 p/wk

22.60 p/wk

3

15

Meal Allowance - 1 hours overtime

7.15

7.40

4

15

Meal Allowance - overtime notified

 

 

 

 

but not required

7.15

7.40

5

16(ii)

Travel Allowance- Overtime Stay

64.20

64.20

6

16(ii)

Meal Allowance - Overnight Stay

7.15

7.40

7

17

Wet Work

2.55

2.65

8

24(ii)

First Aid

1.65

1.70

 

Note: These allowances are contemporary for expense-related allowances as at 30 March 2004 and for work-related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the May 2004 State Wage Case Decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales.

 

3. This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 26 July 2004.

 

 

 

P. J. SAMS D.P.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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