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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD
  
Date12/15/2006
Volume361
Part7
Page No.1185
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C5122
CategoryAward
Award Code 001  
Date Posted12/14/2006

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SERIAL C5122

 

Building and Construction Industry (State) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (New South Wales Branch), Industrial Organisation of Employees.

 

(No. IRC 2619 of 2006)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Kavanagh

6 July 2006

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete paragraph (a) of subclause 18.1 of 18, Classifications and Wage Rates, of the award published 31 August 2001 (327 I.G. 279), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a) Wage Rates - New Classification Structure

 

Subject to subclause (c) of this clause, the following amounts shall be applied where appropriate for the purposes of the calculation of the hourly rate under 18.3 of this award.

 

Classification

Weekly Rate

Relativity

 

 

%

 

$

$

Construction Worker Level 8 (CW8)

702.60

125

Construction Worker Level 7 (CW7)

679.70

120

Construction Worker Level 6 (CW6)

658.90

115

Construction Worker Level 5 (CW5)

640.00

110

Construction Worker Level 4 (CW4)

619.20

105

Construction Worker Level 3 (CW3)

598.30

100

Construction Worker Level 2 (CW2)

579.60

96

Construction Worker Level 1 (CW1(d))

566.20

92.4

Construction Worker Level 1 (CW1(c))

554.60

90

Construction Worker Level 1 (CW1(b))

546.20

88

Construction Worker Level 1 (CW1(a))

533.70

85

 

Old Wage Group

New Wage

Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate

 

Group

effective p.p.c.

effective p.p.c.

 

 

on or after

on or after

 

 

10/07/05

10/07/06

 

$

$

$

Carpenter Diver

CW8

25.15

25.85

Foreperson (as defined)

CW8

22.05

22.70

Sub Foreperson

CW7

20.84

21.47

Carver

CW5

18.26

18.83

Special Class Tradesperson (Carpenter and/or

CW5

18.26

18.83

Joiner, Stonemason)

 

 

 

Special Class Tradesperson (Plasterer)

CW5

18.15

18.71

Special Class Tradesperson (Bricklayer)

CW5

18.07

18.64

Marker or Setter Out (Artificial Stoneworker,

CW4

17.69

18.26

Stonemason, Bridge and Wharf Carpenter,

 

 

 

Carpenter and/or Joiner, Marble and Slateworker)

 

 

 

Marker or Setter Out (Caster, Fixer, Floorlayer

CW4

17.58

18.15

Specialist, Plasterer )

 

 

 

Marker or Setter Out (Bricklayer, Tilelayer, Hard

CW4

17.51

18.07

Floor Coverer)

 

 

 

Marker or Setter Out (Roof Tiler, Slate Ridger or

CW4

17.39

17.96

Roof Fixer)

 

 

 

Marker or Setter Out (Painter)

CW4

17.21

17.78

Letter Cutter

CW4

17.69

18.26

Signwriter

CW4

17.21

17.78

Artificial Stoneworker, Carpenter and/or Joiner,

CW3

17.13

17.69

Bridge and Wharf Carpenter, Marble and Slate

 

 

 

Worker, Stonemason

 

 

 

Caster, Fixer, Floorlayer Specialist, Plasterer

CW3

17.01

17.58

Bricklayer, Tilelayer

CW3

16.94

17.51

Roof Tiler, Slate Ridger, Roof Fixer

CW3

16.82

17.39

Painter,

CW3

16.65

17.21

Shophand

CW3

16.49

17.06

Quarryworker

CW3

16.49

17.06

Labourer (1) - Rigger, Dogger

CW3

16.49

17.06

Machinist

CW3

16.49

17.06

Labourer (2) - Scaffolder (as defined), Powder

CW2

15.99

16.55

Monkey, Hoist or Winch Driver, Foundation

 

 

 

Shaftsworker (as defined), Steel Fixer including

 

 

 

Tack Welder, Concrete Finisher (as defined)

 

 

 

Labourer (3) - Trades labourer, Jack Hammerman,

CW1(d)

15.62

16.19

Mixer Driver(concrete), Gantry Hand or Crane

 

 

 

Hand, Crane Chaser, Cement Gun Operator,

 

 

 

Concrete Cutting or Drilling Machine Operator,

 

 

 

Concrete Gang including Concrete Floater (as

 

 

 

defined), Roof Layer(malthoid or similar material),

 

 

 

Dump Cart Operator, Concrete Formwork stripper,

 

 

 

Mobile Concrete Pump Hoseman or Line Hand

 

 

 

Plasterer’s Assistant

CW1(d)

15.62

16.19

Terrazzo Assistant

CW1(d)

15.62

16.19

Labourer (4) - Builders Labourer other than as

CW1(c)

15.31

15.87

specified herein)

 

 

 

 

2. Delete paragraph (f) of subclause 18.1 of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(f) The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under State Wage Case 2006. 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.

 

3. Delete subparagraphs 18.1.2.1, 18.1.2.2 and 18.1.2.3 of paragraph 18.1.2 Wage Rates - Apprentices, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.2.1 Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., Roof Tilers, Fibrous Plasterer, Plasterboard Fixer, Stonemasons, Tilelayers, Floorlaying.

 

(i) Indentured Apprentice - The minimum rates of wages for four-year apprentices shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

199.90

22.60

17.10

239.60

2nd year

291.90

22.60

25.30

339.80

3rd year

386.80

22.60

32.50

441.90

4th year

453.10

22.60

38.70

514.40

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentice

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

224.40

22.60

18.40

265.40

2nd year

328.00

22.60

27.80

378.40

3rd year

425.50

22.60

35.30

483.40

4th year

477.90

22.60

40.10

540.60

 

18.1.2.2 Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

243.50

22.60

20.00

286.10

2nd year

347.20

22.60

28.10

397.90

3rd year

430.50

22.60

35.30

488.40

4th year

509.70

22.60

41.40

573.70

 

18.1.2.3 Pilot Three Year Bricklayers’ Course

 

(a) These rates apply to apprentices who are engaged through the Master Builders’ Association of New South Wales and the Housing Industry Group Apprenticeship Schemes and who are enrolled or to be enrolled in the pilot three year Technical and Further Education course.

 

(b) These rates shall also apply whilst the apprentice is attending college in the following fashion:

 

Year I - First 8 weeks - full time at 35 hours per week

28 weeks - 1 day per week

 

 

Year II - 36 weeks -

1 day per week

 

(c) The above provisions relating to the pilot bricklayers course, the course itself, and the rates herein prescribed shall only apply to employed apprentices.

 

(d) Leave is reserved in relation to the payment applicable during attendance at college for the advanced modules (30 weeks - 1 day per week, i.e. 6 x 40 hour modules) for those apprentices who have successfully completed the requirements of year II.

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices:

 

The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Per Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

1st six months

195.50

22.60

16.80

234.90

 

2nd six months

284.50

22.60

24.80

331.90

2nd year

377.10

22.60

31.90

431.60

3rd year

442.30

22.60

37.90

502.80

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices:

 

The minimum rate of wages for three year apprentice bricklayers shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

1st six months

213.10

22.60

18.00

253.70

 

2nd six months

310.60

22.60

27.30

360.50

2nd year

403.20

22.60

34.60

460.40

3rd year

452.70

22.60

39.30

514.60

 

4. Delete paragraph 18.1.3 Adult Apprentices, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

18.1.3 Adult Apprentices

 

Definition - An adult apprentice means an employee engaged as an apprentice who at the time of apprenticeship is of or above the age of 21 years.

 

18.1.3.1 Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Painters, etc., Plasterers, etc., Roof Tilers, Fibrous Plasterer, Plasterboard Fixer, Stonemasons, Tilelayers, Floorlaying

 

(i) Indentured Apprentices:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Per Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

331.30

22.60

17.10

371.00

2nd year

331.30

22.60

25.30

379.20

3rd year

391.70

22.60

32.50

446.80

4th year

456.10

22.60

38.70

517.40

 

(ii) Trainee Apprentices:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

331.30

22.60

18.40

372.30

2nd year

334.20

22.60

27.80

384.60

3rd year

429.70

22.60

35.30

487.60

4th year

480.40

22.60

40.10

543.10

 

18.1.3.2 Civil Engineering Construction Carpenters - for adult apprentices the minimum rates shall be as follows:

 

 

Base Rate

Industry

Special

Total Per

 

Per Week

Allowance

Allowance

Week

 

 

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

$

$

$

$

1st year

331.30

22.60

20.00

373.90

2nd year

351.30

22.60

28.10

402.00

3rd year

434.60

22.60

35.30

492.50

4th year

511.20

22.60

41.40

575.20

 

5. Delete the table appearing in subclause 18.4 Leading hands, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item No.

Description

Weekly Base

Amount per hour

 

 

$

$

(i)

In charge of not more than 1 person

14.50

0.40

(ii)

In charge of 2 and not more than5 persons

31.80

0.86

(iii)

In charge of 6 and not more than10 persons

40.60

1.10

(iv)

In charge of more than 10 persons

54.10

1.47

 

6. Delete the amount "69 cents" appearing in subclause 18.5 Carpenter - Diver allowance, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

72 cents

 

7. Delete the table in subclause 18.7 Foreperson and Sub Foreperson Allowances, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Classification

Per Week

 

$

Foreperson (as defined)

80.20

Sub-Foreperson

57.70

 

8. Delete the table in paragraph 18.8.2 Refractory bricklaying allowance, of the said clause 18, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Classification

Per hour

 

$

Refractory Bricklayer

1.57

Refractory Bricklayer’s Assistant

1.35

 

9. Delete the amount of "$21.70" appearing in subclause 24.1, Industry Allowance, of clause 24, Allowances, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

$22.60

 

10. Delete the amounts of "$10.63" and "$2.12" appearing in subclause 24.2, Underground Allowance, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the following amounts "$11.06" and "$2.20" respectively.

 

11. Delete the table appearing in paragraph 24.5.3 of subclause 24.5 Multi-story allowance, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Floor Levels

Amount per hour extra

 

$

From commencement of building to fifteenth floor level

0.41

From sixteenth floor level to thirtieth floor level

0.49

From thirty-first floor level to forty-fifth floor level

0.76

From forty-sixth floor level to sixtieth floor level

0.98

From sixty-first floor level onwards

1.22

 

12. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.5 Swing Scaffold, of clause 25, Special Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Height of Bracing

First Four Hours

Each additional Hour

 

$

$

0 - 15 storeys

3.69

0.76

16 - 30 storeys

4.76

0.99

31 - 45 storeys

5.63

1.14

46 - 60 storeys

9.22

1.90

greater than 60 storeys

11.76

2.43

solid plasterers when working off a swing scaffold

0.11 per hour

 

13. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.15 Heavy Blocks, of the said clause 25, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

 

Amount per hour

 

$

Where the blocks weigh over 5.5 kg and under 9 kg

0.51 p/h

Where the blocks weigh 9 kg or over up to 18 kg

0.93 p/h

Where the blocks weigh over 18 kg

1.30 p/h

 

14. Delete the table appearing in subclause 25.41 Table of Special Rates, of the said clause 25, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Item

Clause

Description

Amount

No.

No.

 

$

1

25.1

Insulation Work

0.63 p/h

2

25.2

Hot Work

 

 

 

Between 46 and 54

0.51 p/h

 

 

Beyond 54

0.63 p/h

3

25.3

Cold Work

0.51 p/h

4

25.4

Confined Space

0.63 p/h

5

25.6

Explosive Powered tools

1.21 p/d

6

25.7

Wet Work

0.51 p/h

7

25.8

Dirty Work

0.51 p/h

8

25.9

Towers Allowance

 

 

 

Work above 15 metres

0.51 p/h

 

 

Each further 15 metres

0.51 p/h

9

25.10

Toxic Substances

 

 

 

Using toxic substances

0.63 p/h

 

 

In close proximity

0.51 p/h

10

25.12

Materials containing asbestos

0.63 p/h

11

25.13

Furnace Work

1.35 p/h

12

25.14

Acid Work

1.35 p/h

13

25.16

Cleaning down brickwork

0.46 p/h

14

25.17

Bagging

0.46 p/h

15

25.18

Bitumen Work

0.63 p/h

16

25.19

Plaster or composition spray

0.51 p/h

17

25.20

Slushing

0.51 p/h

18

25.21

Dry polishing of tiles

0.63 p/h

19

25.22

Cutting tiles

0.63 p/h

20

25.23

Second hand timber

2.01 p/d

21

25.24

Roof repairs -Employees other than slaters and roof tilers

0.63 p/h

22

25.24(i)

Roof Repairs - Slaters and roof tilers

 

 

 

Height over 15 metres

0.46 p/h

 

25.24(ii)

35 pitch

0.63 p/h

 

 

40 pitch

0.93 p/h

23

25.25

Computing quantities

3.69 p/d

24

25.26

Height work - painting tradespersons

0.46 p/h

25

25.27

Height work - bridge and wharf carpenters

 

 

 

8 metres from ground, deck, etc.

0.51 p/h

 

 

Each additional 3 metres

0.10 p/h

26

25.28

Grindstone Allowance

5.43 p/w

27

25.31

Certificate Allowance

0.51 p/h

28

25.32

Spray Application - painters

0.51 p/h

29

25.33

Cutting bricks

0.63 p/h

30

25.34(a)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Districts west and north

0.75 p/d

 

 

Western Division

1.23 p/d

31

25.34(b)

District Allowances

 

 

 

NSW border to Dalgety

1.23 p/d

32

25.34(c)

District Allowances

 

 

 

Road and bridge construction and repair

0.39 p/d

33

25.35

Pneumatic tools - stonemason

2.78 p/d

34

25.36

Asbestos Eradication

1.71 p/h

35

25.37

Laser safety officer

2.11 p/d

36

25.38

Illawarra road and general construction

0.51 p/h

37

25.39

Suspended Perimeter Work Platform

0.78 p/h

38

25.40

Labourers on refractory brickwork

3.81 per call back

39

25.41

First Aid Allowances

 

 

 

Minimum qualification

2.17 p/d

 

 

Higher qualification

3.42 p/d

 

15. This variation shall take effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 10th July 2006.

 

 

 

T. M. KAVANAGH J

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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