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BUTCHERS WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date12/23/2005
Volume355
Part3
Page No.712
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C4121
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted12/22/2005

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BUTCHERS WHOLESALE (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 4970 of 2005)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Backman

6 October 2005

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause 27.3, of clause 27, Wages, of the award published 25 January 2001 (321 I.G. 1167), and insert in lieu 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 2005. These adjustments may be offset against:

 

(i)         any equivalent overaward 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

Slaughterperson

548.60

2

Employee grading beef carcases

512.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

506.80

4

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

510.00

 

weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

 

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after

506.80

 

Slaughterperson, skinning heads, removing eyes, removing horns,

 

 

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

 

 

and boning heads and crutching sheep

 

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

505.80

7

Tripeperson and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and cutting

505.80

 

and washing bibles

 

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

501.30

9

Laundry attendant

501.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stockperson clause)

507.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and penner-up

503.60

12

Yardperson and general labourer

496.50

13

Freezer room employee

505.60

14

Dripping and/or lard operator, tallowperson, digesterperson and/or dry

508.60

 

melter operator, expellor and/or dryer attendant

 

15

Millhand, by- products labourer and save all attendant

499.20

Casing Cleaning Department -

16

All-round person

510.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

503.60

Boning Department -

18

Boner

527.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

513.50

20

Trimmer

506.80

21

Weighperson

503.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

501.30

23

Shop- person/Butcher

534.10

Motor Wagon Drivers -

24

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

507.70

 

(3 tons)

 

 

For each additional 1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof up to8,128 kg (8 tons)

 

 

extra

1.74

 

For each additional1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding8,128 kg

 

 

(8 tons) but not exceeding12,192 kg (12 tons) extra

1.34

 

For each additional1,016 kg (1 ton) or part thereof exceeding 12,192 kg

 

 

(12 tons)

1.08

 

 

 

 

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 under50 h.p. or fork lift driver

507.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

507.70

27

Loader

516.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment(working under shift

 

 

work provisions)

506.80

 

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

 

Age

Percentage of Classification 12 - General

Amount

 

Labourer

$

At 15 years of age

36%

178.70

At 16 years of age

48%

238.30

At 17 years of age

60%

297.30

At 18 years of age

74%

367.70

At 19 years of age

87%

432.30

At 20 years of age

Adult rates

 

 

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

 

APPENDIX 2

 

Other Rates and Allowances

 

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

 

Item

Clause

Allowance

Amount

No

No.

 

$

1

34.1

Alternating Shifts - per shift

8.59

2

31.5

Afternoon Shift - per shift

12.35

3

32.9.1

Extraordinary Hours Allow - per day

7.42

4

35.5

Horse Allowance - per week

13.98

5

33.3

Meal Money - per meal

8.52

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance - per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 1 degree celsius

0.43

 

 

Below minus16 degree celsius

0.69

 

 

Below minus20 degree celsius

1.28

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

1.92

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance - per hour

0.47

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance - per hour

0.47

 

 

 

0.75

9

10.1

Rovers Allowance - per day

2.88

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty - per head

2.88

11

23.1

Dog Allowance- per dog per week

7.18

12

23.3

First Aid Attendant - per day

3.45

13

23.4

Leading Hand - per week

25.75

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker - Cold Temperature per week

13.29

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker - per week

9.82

16

23.5.3

Fork Lift - per week

6.91

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work - Ordinary Hours

3.18

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work - Outside Ordinary Hours

 

 

 

per sheep, calf or pig

3.72

 

 

per head of cattle

15.76

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work - on Sundays, and Public

 

 

 

Holidays - per sheep calf or pig

5.68

 

 

per head of cattle

22.83

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcass Allowance - per day

3.18

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor - per day

7.18

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature - per hour

0.43

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance - per day

7.63

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all type of Animals

 

 

 

per day

4.69

 

 

per week

2.35

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

 

 

 

per day

4.00

 

 

per week

1.93

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

 

 

 

per day

2.88

 

 

per week

1.40

27

51.2

Knife Allowance

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and Labourers skinning

 

 

 

cattle, heads and feet - per week

3.35

 

 

 

per day

2.41

 

 

Other employees using a knife - per week

0.66

 

 

 

per day

0.44

28

49.1(a)

Clothes Allowance - per day

1.48

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance - per day

1.20

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.39

31

49.3(a)

Clothes/Laundry Allowance - (Employees not

 

 

49.3(b)

covered by Items 28-30 of this Appendix)

 

 

49.3(c )

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.72

 

 

Laundry Allowance - per day

0.58

 

 

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.16

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.64

 

3.          This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 29 October 2005.

 

 

 

A. F. BACKMAN  J.

 

 

 

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