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BUTCHERS RETAIL (STATE) AWARD
  
Date03/25/2005
Volume349
Part3
Page No.
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C3452
CategoryAward
Award Code 071  
Date Posted03/24/2005

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(071)

SERIAL C3452

 

BUTCHERS RETAIL (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

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

 

(No. IRC 6133 of 2004)

 

Before Commissioner Ritchie

23 November 2004

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclauses (a) and (b) of clause 8, Wages, of the award published 11 August 2000 (317 I.G. 808), and insert in lieu the following:

 

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

 

(a) any equivalent overaward payments, and/or

 

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

 

2. Delete Part B Monetary Rates, and inset in lieu thereof the following:

 

PART B

 

MONETARY RATES

 

Table 1 - Wages

 

Level

Classification

SWC 2004

 

 

Rate

 

Effective from the first full pay to commence on or after 3rd February 2005

$

 

Division A - Retail Butcher Shops

 

7

General Butcher in Charge

585.80

6

General Butcher (incl. Employee slaughtering)

561.20

6

Smallgoods maker Butcher's Shop

561.20

5

Boner

521.30

4

Salesperson

510.00

4

Scalder and/or cooker

510.00

3

Salter and/or Pickle-Pumper (Arterial or Stab)

495.20

2

Order person

487.85

2

All others

487.85

1

New employee on 3 month probation

467.40

 

 

 

 

Division B - Drivers

 

 

Driver of motor vehicles

 

4

(a) Not exceeding 1,279kg capacity

510.00

4

(b) Exceeding 1,270kg but not exceeding 3 tonnes capacity

510.00

4

(c) Exceeding 3 tonnes capacity but under 5 tonnes capacity

510.00

 

(d) for each complete tonne over 5 tonnes (p.w.)

1.66

 

(e) (not being a tractor) drawing trailer (p.d.extra)

1.20

4

(f) Refrigerated Van

510.00

 

 

 

 

Division C - Boning and/or Pre-packing Area, Room or

 

 

Factory

 

6

General Butcher

561.20

5

Boner

521.30

4

Slicer

510.00

2

Labourer associated with boning and slicing activities

487.85

4

Sawyer

510.00

3

Trimmer

495.20

3

Employee using knives for cleaning or preparing met

495.20

 

immediately prior to packing

 

2

Chiller-room hand

487.85

2

Strapping or wiring machine operator or vacuum machine operator

487.85

2

Employee wrapping, weighing, pricing, packaging or packing uncooked meat

487.85

2

Employee operating wizzard knives

487.85

2

All others

487.85

 

Division D - Clerks and Cashiers.

 

3

Clerk and/or Cashier

495.20

 

 

 

 

Division E - Apprentices

 

 

The wage rates for apprentices on probation shall be as follows

 

 

Year of Apprenticeship

 

 

1st Year - 50% of Level 6

280.60

 

2nd Year - 65% of Level 6

364.80

 

3rd Year - 85% of Level 6

477.00

 

4th Year - 95% of Level 6

533.10

 

and thereafter not less than the minimum rates for tradespersons in the

 

 

section of trade to which the apprentice was indentured.

 

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item No.

Description

Amount

 

 

$

1

Meal Money

9.13

2

Leading Hand Allowance:

 

 

(a) 3 - 10 employees

8.81

 

(b) 10 or more employees

13.13

 

Division 'C' employees

 

3

Temperature Range:

 

 

(a) Below 0c but not below -16c

0.37

 

(b) Below -16c but not below -20.5c

0.91

 

(c) Below -25c

1.23

 

(Note: These rates are not cumulative)

 

 

All Other employees

 

4

Temperature Range:

 

 

(a) Below 0c but not below -16c

0.37

 

(b) Below -16c but not below -20.5c

0.91

 

(c) Below -25c

1.23

 

(Note: These rates are not cumulative)

 

5

Protective Clothing Allowance

3.65

 

3. This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 3 February, 2005.

 

 

 

D. W. RITCHIE, Commissioner.

 

 

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