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FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date11/18/2005
Volume354
Part5
Page No.955
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C4073
CategoryAward
Award Code 340  
Date Posted11/17/2005

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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 3587 of 2005)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Backman

21 July 2005

 

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 2005. 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 2004

SWC 2005

SWC2005

 

Amount $

Adjustment $

Amount $

Senior Classer (dried friuts) (95%)

538.40

17.00

555.40

General Hand - Class (II)

530.00

17.00

547.00

An employee whose duties include: classer (dried fruits), blender and/or

 

 

 

Typer (dried fruits), weigher- in, sweat lumper (93%)

 

 

 

General Hand Class (I) ie. Packer (experienced), Packer, tray pack and cell

488.30

17.00

505.30

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 per cent 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 25kg to 27kg 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%)

 

 

 

Boxmaker, Maintenance Worker in charge of machinery, Fork Lift Driver or

519.60

17.00

536.60

driver of power trolley tow motor or other power-propelled vehicle, Boiler

 

 

 

Attendant, Furnace Attendant (90.5%)

 

 

 

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Brief Description

SWC 2004

SWC 2005

 

 

 

Amount $

Amount $

1

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand-

16.20 p/wk

16.70 p/wk

 

 

3 to 8 employees

 

 

2

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand-

22.60 p/wk

23.30 p/wk

 

 

9 or more employees

 

 

3

15

Meal Allowance - 1 hours overtime

7.40

7.60

4

15

Meal Allowance - Overtime notified but

7.40

7.60

 

 

not required

 

 

5

16(ii)

Travel Allowance- Overtime Stay

64.20

66.95

6

16(ii)

Meal Allowance - Overnight Stay

7.40

7.60

7

17

Wet Work

2.65

2.75

8

24(ii)

First -Aid

1.70

1.75

 

"Note": These allowances are contemporary for expense related allowances as at 30 March 2005 and for work related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the June 2005 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 the 26th July 2005.

 

 

 

A. F. BACKMAN J.

 

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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