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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (STATE) AWARD
  
Date01/26/2007
Volume361
Part9
Page No.1632
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C5212
CategoryAward
Award Code 001  
Date Posted01/29/2007

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(001)

SERIAL C5212

 

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 3058 of 2006)

 

Before Commissioner Cambridge

27 September 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

 

Group

 

 

$

$

Carpenter Diver

CW8

25.91

Foreperson (as defined)

CW8

22.73

Sub Foreperson

CW7

21.49

Carver

CW5

18.85

Special Class Tradesperson (Carpenter and/or Joiner, Stonemason)

CW5

18.85

Special Class Tradesperson (Plasterer)

CW5

18.74

Special Class Tradesperson (Bricklayer)

CW5

18.66

Marker or Setter Out (Artificial Stoneworker, Stonemason, Bridge and

 

 

Wharf Carpenter, Carpenter and/or Joiner, Marble and Slateworker)

CW4

18.29

Marker or Setter Out (Caster, Fixer, Floorlayer Specialist, Plasterer )

CW4

18.17

Marker or Setter Out (Bricklayer, Tilelayer, Hard Floor Coverer)

CW4

18.09

Marker or Setter Out (Roof Tiler, Slate Ridger or Roof Fixer)

CW4

17.97

Marker or Setter Out (Painter)

CW4

17.79

Letter Cutter

CW4

18.29

Signwriter

CW4

17.79

Artificial Stoneworker, Carpenter and/or Joiner, Bridge and Wharf

CW3

17.72

Carpenter, Marble and Slate Worker, Stonemason,

 

 

Caster, Fixer, Floorlayer Specialist, Plasterer

CW3

17.60

Bricklayer, Tilelayer

CW3

17.53

Roof Tiler, Slate Ridger, Roof Fixer

CW3

17.40

Painter,

CW3

17.22

Shophand

CW3

17.06

Quarryworker

CW3

17.06

Labourer (1) - Rigger, Dogger

CW3

17.06

Machinist

CW3

17.06

Labourer (2) - Scaffolder (as defined), Powder Monkey, Hoist or Winch

CW2

16.55

Driver, Foundation Shaftsworker (as defined), Steel Fixer including Tack

 

 

Welder, Concrete Finisher (as defined)

 

 

Labourer (3) - Trades labourer, Jack Hammerman, Mixer

CW1(d)

16.19

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)

16.19

Terrazzo Assistant

CW1(d)

16.19

Labourer (4) - Builders Labourer other than as specified herein)

CW1(c)

15.87

 

2.          Delete paragraph (a), of subclause 24.3, of clause 24, Allowances, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a)        A tool allowance shall be paid for all purposes of the Award to tradesperson and apprentices in their respective trades in accordance with the following table:

 

Trade

Tool Allowance

 

$

Artificial stoneworker, carpenter and/or joiner, carpenter-diver, carver, bridge and wharf

24.20

carpenter, letter cutter, marble and slate worker, stonemason

 

Caster, fixer, floorlayer specialist, plasterer

20.00

Bricklayer, Tilelayer, Hard Floor Coverer

17.10

Rooftiler, Ridger or Roof Fixer

12.60

Signwriter, Painter

5.80

 

3.          Delete paragraphs (a) and (c), of subclause 24.4, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a)        After six weeks employment, and on request of the employee, an allowance of $68.40 shall be provided for the purchase of boots.  The same allowance will be provided to cover the cost of replacement boots, provided that the allowance need not be paid more than once in any six month period dating from the time the allowance is first provided.

 

(c)        Employees provided with the allowance, or the boots, will accrue credit at the rate of $3.40 per week from the date of the request.  An employee leaving, or being dismissed, before twenty weeks employment after the date of the request will repay the difference between the credit accrued and the $68.40.

 

4.          Delete the amount of "$10.50" appearing in subclause 24.6, of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

$10.90.

 

5.          Delete the amount of "$1348.00" appearing subparagraph 24.7.2(a), of the said clause 24, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

$1402.00

 

6.          Delete subclause 37.12, of clause 37, Living Away From Home - Distant Work, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

37.12    Table of Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Description

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

37.3(b)

Living away from home weekly rate

381.10

2

37.3

Living away from home daily rate

54.50 p/d

3

37.4(a)(iii)

Meals while travelling

10.90 p/meal

4

37.4

Return journey

18.40

5

37.6 (a)

Returning to usual place of residence for a weekend while

31.10

 

 

on distant work Apprentices and Builders’ Labourers

 

6

37.7(b)

Weekly camping rate

153.50 p/w

7

37.7(b)

Daily camping rate

22.00 p/d

 

7.          Delete subclause 38.12, of clause 38, Fares And Travel Patterns Allowance, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

38.12    Table of Fares and Travel Patterns Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Description

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

38.1.1(a)

Fares within the counties

15.40 p/d

2

38.1.1(b)

Fares within a 50 kilometre radius

15.40 p/d

3

38.4.1(b)

Use of own vehicle outside radial ares

0.44 p/km

4

38.8.2

Use of own vehicle transferring between sites

0.83 p/km

5

38.11.1

Apprentices fares

 

 

 

1st year

14.30 p/d

 

 

2nd year

14.80 p/d

 

 

3rd year

14.90 p/d

 

 

4th year

15.10 p/d

 

8.          This variation shall take effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 11 September 2006.

 

 

 

I. W. CAMBRIDGE, Commissioner

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

 

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