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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date11/17/2006
Volume361
Part5
Page No.5127
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C5127
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted11/15/2006

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Butchers' Wholesale (State) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union, New South Wales Branch, Industrial Organisation of Employees.

 

(No. IRC 3042 of 2006)

 

Before Commissioner Ritchie

18 September 2006

 

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 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.

 

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

568.60

2

Employee grading beef carcases

532.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

526.80

4

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

 

 

weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

530.00

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after

 

 

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

526.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

525.80

7

Tripeperson and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and cutting

 

 

and washing bibles

525.80

8

Slaughterhouse labourer

521.30

9

Laundry attendant

521.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stockperson clause)

527.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and penner-up

523.60

12

Yardperson and general labourer

516.90

13

Freezer room employee

525.80

14

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

 

 

melter operator, expellor and/or dryer attendant

528.60

15

Millhand, by- products labourer and saveall attendant

519.20

Casing Cleaning Department -

16

All-round person

530.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

523.60

Boning Department -

18

Boner

547.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

533.50

20

Trimmer

526.80

21

Weighperson

523.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

521.30

23

Shop- person/Butcher

554.10

Motor Wagon Drivers -

24

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

 

 

(3 tons)

527.70

 

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

 

 

Extra

1.80

 

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

 

 

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

1.39

 

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

 

 

(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.

1.12

25

Driver of tractor under 50 h.p. or fork lift driver

527.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

527.70

27

Loader

536.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift

 

 

work provisions)

526.80

 

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

 

Age

Percentage of Classification 12 -

Amount

 

General Labourer

$

At 15 years of age

36%

186.10

At 16 years of age

48%

248.10

At 17 years of age

60%

310.10

At 18 years of age

74%

382.50

At 19 years of age

87%

449.70

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

8.93

2

31.5

Afternoon Shift - per shift

12.84

3

32.9.1

Extraordinary Hours Allow.- per day

7.71

4

35.5

Horse Allowance - per week

14.53

5

33.3

Meal Money - per meal

8.73

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance - per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 1 degree celsius

0.45

 

 

Below minus16 degree celsius

0.72

 

 

Below minus20 degree celsius

1.33

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

1.99

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance - per hour

0.49

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance - per hour

0.49

 

 

 

0.78

9

10.1

Rovers Allowance - per day

2.99

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty - per head

2.99

11

23.1

Dog Allowance- per dog per week

7.49

12

23.3

First Aid Attendant - per day

3.58

13

23.4

Leading Hand - per week

26.78

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker - Cold Temperature per week

13.82

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker - per week

10.21

16

23.5.3

Fork Lift - per week

7.18

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work - Ordinary Hours

3.30

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work - Outside Ordinary Hours

 

 

 

per sheep, calf or pig

3.86

 

 

per head of cattle

16.39

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work - on Sundays, and Public

 

 

 

Holidays - per sheep calf or pig

5.90

 

 

per head of cattle

23.74

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcass Allowance - per day

3.30

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor - per day

7.46

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature - per hour

0.45

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance - per day

7.46

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all type of Animals

 

 

 

per day

4.87

 

 

per week

2.44

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

 

 

 

per day

4.16

 

 

per week

2.00

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

 

 

 

per day

2.99

 

 

per week

1.45

27

51.2

Knife Allowance

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and Labourers skinning

 

 

 

cattle, heads and feet -

per week

3.48

 

 

 

per day

0.68

 

 

Other employees using a knife -

per week

2.50

 

 

 

per day

0.46

28

49.1(a)

Clothes Allowance - per day

1.52

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance - per day

1.23

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.40

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

0.74

 

 

Laundry Allowance - per day

0.59

 

 

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.17

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.68

 

3.          This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 29 October, 2006.

 

 

 

D.W. RITCHIE, Commissioner

 

 

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