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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD
  
Date02/03/2006
Volume356
Part4
Page No.1205
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C4232
CategoryAward
Award Code 074  
Date Posted02/03/2006

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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union, Newcastle and Northern Branch, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 5809 of 2005)

 

Before The Honourable Mr Deputy President Harrison

22 November 2005

 

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 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 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:

 

 

Classification

Total Weekly 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 weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

510.00

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after

 

 

slaughter persons, skinning heads, removing eyes, removing horns,

 

 

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

 

 

foods and boning heads and crutching sheep

506.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

505.80

7

Tripe persons and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and

 

 

cutting and washing bibles

505.80

8

Slaughterhouse Labourer

501.30

9

Laundry Attendant

501.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stock person clause)

507.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and penner-up

503.60

12

Yard person and general labourer

496.90

13

Freezer room employee

505.80

14

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

508.60

 

melter operator, expeller and/or dryer attendant

 

15

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

499.20

 

Casing Cleaning Depart

 

 

 

 

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

Weigh person

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

 

(d tons)

 

 

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

 

 

tones) extra

1.74

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

1.34

 

 

 

 

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

1.08

 

(12 tons)

 

 

 

 

 

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

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 Labourer

Total Weekly Rate

 

 

$

At 15 years of age

36%

178.90

At 16 years of age

48%

238.50

At 17 years of age

60%

298.10

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 No.

Clause No.

Brief Description

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

34.1

Alternating Shifts - per shift

8.59

2

31.5

Afternoon Shift - per shift

12.35

3

32.9.1

Extraordinary Hours Allowance 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 minus 16 degree celsius

0.69

 

 

Below minus 20 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

0.43

 

 

Temperature - per hour

 

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance - per day

7.18

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all type of

 

 

 

Animals - per day

4.69

 

 

per half day

2.35

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

 

 

 

per day

4.00

 

 

per half day

1.93

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type

 

 

 

of animal

 

 

 

per day

2.88

 

 

per half day

1.40

27

51.2

Knife Allowance -

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and

 

 

 

Labourers skinning

 

 

 

cattle, heads and feet - per week

3.35

 

 

per day

0.66

 

 

Other employees using a knife -

 

 

 

per week

2.41

 

 

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

Clothes/Laundry Allowance -

 

 

 

(Employees not covered by Items 28-30 of this table

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clothes Allowance - per day

 

 

(a)

Laundry Allowance - per day

0.72

 

(b)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.58

 

(c)

 

0.16

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.65

 

3.          This variation shall take effect from the first pay period to commence on or after 22 November 2005.

 

 

 

R. W. HARRISON  D.P.

 

 

 

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