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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date02/04/2005
Volume348
Part3
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C3380
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted02/03/2005

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(072)

SERIAL C3380

 

BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (STATE) 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 3442 of 2003)

 

Before The Honourable Mr Deputy President Harrison

8 July 2003

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause 27.3 of clause 27, Wages, of the award published 25 January 2001 (321 I.G. 1167), as varied, 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 2003.  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 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

 

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

 

 

Classification

Total Weekly Rate

 

 

$

1

Slaughte rperson

512.60

2

Employee grading beef carcases

476.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

470.80

4

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

 

 

weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

474.00

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

470.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

469.80

7

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

 

 

washing bibles

469.80

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

465.30

9

Laundry attendant

465.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stockperson clause)

471.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and penner-up

467.60

12

Yard person and general labourer

460.90

13

Freezer room employee

469.80

14

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

 

 

operator, expellor and/or dryer attendant

472.60

15

Millhand, by-products labourer and save all attendant

463.20

Casing Cleaning Department -

16

All-round person

474.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

467.60

Boning Department -

18

Boner

491.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

477.50

20

Trimmer

470.80

21

Weigh person

467.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

465.30

23

Shop-person/butcher

498.10

Motor Wagon Drivers -

24

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

471.70

 

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

1.63

 

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

1.26

 

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

1.01

 

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

471.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

471.70

27

Loader

480.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift

 

 

work provisions)

470.80

 

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

 

Age

Percentage of Classification 12 -

Total Weekly Rate

 

General Labourer

$

At 15 years of age

36%

165.90

At 16 years of age

48%

221.20

At 17 years of age

60%

276.50

At 18 years of age

74%

341.10

At 19 years of age

87%

401.00

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

Clause

Brief Description

Amount

No.

No.

 

$

1

31.4

Alternating Shifts

8.06 per shift

2

31.5

Afternoon Shift

11.58 per shift

3

32.9

Extraordinary Hours Allowance

7.00 per day

4

35.5

Horse Allowance

13.12 per week

5

33.3

Meal money

8.14 per meal

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance -

 

 

 

 

Below minus 1 degree celsius

0.41 per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 16 degree celsius

0.65 per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 20 degree celsius

1.21 per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

1.81 per hour

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance

0.44 per hour

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance

0.44 per hour

 

 

 

0.71 per hour

9

10.1

Rover's Allowance

2.71 per day

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty

2.71 per head

11

23.1

Dog Allowance

6.74 per dog per week

12

23.3

First-aid Attendant

3.24 per day

13

23.4

Leading Hand

24.15 per week

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance - Cold Temperature

12.47 per week

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker Allowance

9.22 per week

16

23.5.3

Forklift Allowance

6.48 per week

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work - ordinary hours

2.99 per day

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work - outside ordinary hours

3.50 per sheep, calf or pig

 

 

 

14.79 per head of cattle

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work - on Sundays and public holidays

5.33 per sheep, calf or pig

 

 

 

21.42 per head of cattle

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcass Allowance

2.99 per day

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor

6.74 per day

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature

0.41 per hour

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance

6.74 per day

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all types of animals

4.41 per day

 

 

 

2.21 per half day

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

3.76 per day

 

 

 

1.82 per half day

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

2.71 per day

 

 

 

1.31 per half day

27

51.2

Knife Allowance -

 

 

 

Slaughter persons, boners and labourers skinning

3.15 per week

 

 

cattle, heads and feet

2.26 per day

 

 

Other employees using a knife

0.63 per week

 

 

 

0.42 per day

28

49.1(a)

Clothes Allowance

1.42 per day

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance

1.15 per day

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance

0.38 per day

31

49.3

Clothes Laundry Allowance (employees not covered by

 

 

 

Items 28-30 of this table)

 

 

(a)

Clothes Allowance

0.69 per day

 

(b)

Laundry Allowance

0.56 per day

 

(c)

Clothes Allowance

0.15 per day

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.55 per day

 

3.          This variation shall take effect from the first pay period to commence on or after 23 October 2003.

 

 

 

R. W. HARRISON  D.P.

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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