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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD
  
Date03/04/2005
Volume348
Part7
Page No.1141
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C3334
CategoryAward
Award Code 074  
Date Posted07/31/2007

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(074)

SERIAL C3334

 

BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union, New South Wales Branch, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 6131 of 2004)

 

Before The Honourable Mr Deputy President Harrison

1 November 2004

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, Wages, of the award published 2 March 2001 (322 I.G. 727) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

27.3      Arbitrated Safety Net Adjustment

 

27.3.1               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 Appendix 1 - Wages, and Appendix 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of Part 9, Appendix, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Appendix 1 - Wages

 

T1.1     The minimum rate of pay for 40 ordinary hours of any classification shall be as follows:

 

 

Total Weekly Classification

Rate

 

 

$

1

Slaughter person

531.60

2

Employee grading beef carcases

495.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

489.80

4

Knocker down and/or shackler and/or employee opening up neck and tying

 

 

weas and before hoisting to bleeding rail

493.00

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after

 

 

slaughter person, skinning heads, removing eyes, removing horns, removing

 

 

tongues and/or cheeks, removing brains and boning for pet foods and boning

 

 

heads and crutching sheep

489.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

488.80

7

Tripe person and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and cutting and

 

 

washing bibles

488.80

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

484.30

9

Laundry attendant

484.30

10

Stock person (working under conditions of the stock person clause)

490.60

11

Stock person, stock receiver and penner-up

486.60

12

Yard person and general labourer

479.90

13

Freezer room employee

488.80

14

Dripping and/or lard operator, tallow person, digester person and/or dry melter

 

 

operator, expeller and/or dryer attendant

491.60

15

Mill hand, by-products labourer and save-all attendant

482.20

 

Casing Cleaning Department -

 

16

All-round person

493.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

486.60

 

Boning Department -

 

18

Boner

510.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

496.50

20

Trimmer

489.80

21

Weigh person

486.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

484.30

23

Shop person/butcher

517.10

 

Motor Wagon Drivers -

 

24

Motor wagon driver of a vehicle with carrying capacity of up to 3,048 kg (3 tons)

490.70

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof up to 8,128 kg (8 tons) extra

1.69

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding 8,128 kg (8 tons)

 

 

but not exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons) extra

1.30

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding 12,192 kg (12 tons)

1.05

 

When a trailer is attached to a motor wagon, the carrying capacity of such trailer

 

 

shall be computed with the rate in determining the driver's wages.

 

25

Driver of tractor under 50 h.p. or forklift driver

490.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

490.70

27

Loader

499.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift work

 

 

provisions)

489.80

 

T1.2     The minimum rate of pay for 40 ordinary hours for juniors shall be as follows:

 

Age

Percentage of Classification 12 - General Labourer

Amount

 

%

$

At 15 years of age

36

172.70

At 16 years of age

48

230.40

At 17 years of age

60

287.90

At 18 years of age

74

355.10

At 19 years of age

87

417.50

At 20 years of age

Adult rates

 

 

Upon any adjustment, junior rates to be calculated to the nearest 10 cents.

 

Appendix 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Subject to the provisions of  the relevant clauses, allowances and special rates are as follows:

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Allowance

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

34.1

Alternating shifts - per shift

8.34

2

31.5

Afternoon shift - per shift

11.99

3

32.9.1

Extraordinary hours allowance - per day

7.21

4

35.5

Horse allowance - per week

13.58

5

33.3

Meal money - per meal

8.14

6

29.1

Temperature allowance - per hour -

 

 

 

below minus 1 degree Celsius

0.42

 

 

below minus 16 degree Celsius

0.67

 

 

below minus 20 degree Celsius

1.25

 

 

below minus 26 degree Celsius

1.87

7

29.2

Freezing room allowance - per hour

0.46

8

29.4

Temperature allowance - per hour

0.46

 

 

 

0.73

9

10.1

Rovers allowance - per day

2.80

10

20.1.2

Bull penalty - per head

2.80

11

23.1

Dog allowance - per dog per week

6.98

12

23.3

First-aid attendant - per day

3.35

13

23.4

Leading hand - per week

25.00

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian stacker - cold temperature per week

12.91

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian stacker - per week

9.54

16

23.5.3

Forklift - per week

6.71

17

17.1.1

Objectionable work - ordinary hours

3.09

18

17.1.2

Objectionable work - outside ordinary hours -

 

 

 

per sheep, calf or pig

3.62

 

 

per head of cattle

15.31

19

17.1.3

Objectionable work - on Sundays and Public Holidays -

 

 

 

per sheep, calf or pig

5.52

 

 

per head of cattle

22.17

20

17.1.4

Condemned carcass allowance - per day

3.09

21

17.1.5

Brucella reactor - per day

6.98

22

17.1.6

Work in artificially increased temperature - per hour

0.42

23

17.1.7

Foetal blood extraction allowance - per day

6.98

24

13.4

TP slaughtering allowance - all type of animals -

 

 

 

per day

4.56

 

 

per week

2.29

25

13.5

TP slaughtering allowance - 2 types of animals -

 

 

 

per day

3.89

 

 

per week

1.88

26

13.6

TP slaughtering allowance - one type of animal -

 

 

 

per day

2.80

 

 

per week

1.36

27

51.2

Knife allowance - slaughterpersons, boners and labourers

 

 

 

skinning cattle, heads and feet -

 

 

 

per week

3.26

 

 

per day

2.34

 

 

Other employees using a knife -

 

 

 

per week

0.65

 

 

per day

0.43

28

49.1(a)

Clothes allowance - per day

1.42

29

49.1(b)

Laundry allowance - per day

1.15

30

49.1(c)

Clothes allowance - per day

0.38

31

 

Clothes/laundry allowance (employees not covered by

 

 

 

Items 28-30of this Appendix)

 

 

49.3(a)

Clothes allowance - per day

0.69

 

49.3(b)

Laundry allowance - per day

0.56

 

49.3(c)

Clothes allowance - per day

0.15

32

46.5(b)

TP boner allowance

1.60

 

3.          This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 November 2004.

 

 

 

R. W. HARRISON  D.P.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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