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FRUIT PACKING HOUSES EMPLOYEES (STATE) CONSOLIDATED AWARD
  
Date11/03/2006
Volume361
Part4
Page No.745
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C5080
CategoryAward
Award Code 340  
Date Posted11/01/2006

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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 3024 of 2006)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Schmidt

8 September 2006

 

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 2006. 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 2005

SWC 2006

SWC 2006

 

Amount

Adjustment

Amount

 

$

$

$

Senior Classer (dried fruits) (95%)

555.40

20.00

575.40

General Hand - Class (II)

547.00

20.00

567.00

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),

505.30

20.00

525.30

Packer, tray pack and cell 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 25 kg to 27 kg 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 driver of power trolley

 

 

 

tow motor or other power-propelled vehicle, Boiler

 

 

 

Attendant, Furnace Attendant (90.5%)

536.60

20.00

556.60

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item

Clause

Brief Description

SWC 2005 Amount

SWC 2006 Amount

No.

No.

 

$

$

1

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand-

16.70 p/wk

17.35 p/wk

 

 

3 to 8 employees

 

 

2

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand-

23.30 p/wk

24.25 p/wk

 

 

9 or more employees

 

 

3

15

Meal Allowance - 1 hours overtime

7.60

7.85

4

15

Meal Allowance - Overtime notified

7.60

7.85

 

 

but not required

 

 

5

16(ii)

Travel Allowance- Overtime Stay

66.95

68.35

6

16(ii)

Meal Allowance - Overnight Stay

7.60

7.85

7

17

Wet Work

2.75

2.85

8

24(ii)

First -Aid

1.75

1.80

 

"Note": These allowances are contemporary for expense related allowances as at 30 March 2006 and for work related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the June 2006 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 8 September 2006.

 

 

 

M. SCHMIDT J

 

 

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