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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (NEWCASTLE AND NORTHERN) AWARD
  
Date10/26/2007
Volume364
Part1
Page No.202
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C6110
CategoryAward
Award Code 074  
Date Posted10/25/2007

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Butchers' Wholesale (Newcastle and Northern) 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 1445 of 2007)

 

Before Commissioner Stanton

12 September 2007

 

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 2007. These adjustments may be offset against;

 

(a)        any equivalent over award payments, and/or;

 

(b)       award wage increases since 29 May 1991 other than safety net, State Wage Case, and minimum rates of adjustments.

 

2.          Delete Appendix 1 - Wages, and Appendix 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of Part 9, Appendix, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

T1.1     The minimum rate of pay for 40 ordinary hours of any classification shall be as follows:

 

 

Total Weekly Classification

Total Weekly Rate

 

 

$

1

Slaughterperson

588.60

2

Employee Grading beef carcases

552.60

3

Employee weighing and/or recording

546.80

4

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

 

 

tying weasand before hoisting to bleeding rail

550.00

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

546.80

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

545.80

7

Tripe persons and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and

 

 

cutting and washing bibles

545.80

8

Slaughterhouse Labourer

541.30

9

Laundry Attendant

541.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stock person clause)

547.60

11

Stockperson, stock receiver and penner-up

543.60

12

Yard person and general labourer

536.90

13

Freezer room employee

545.80

14

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

 

 

melter operator, expeller and/or dryer attendant

548.60

15

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

539.20

 

Casing Cleaning Department

 

16

All-round person

550.30

17

Employee trimming and sliming bungs and bladders and sliming runners

543.60

 

Boning Department

 

18

Boner

567.00

19

Slicer and/or sawyer

553.50

20

Trimmer

546.80

21

Weigh person

543.40

22

Packer, strapper, wiring and/or gluing machine operator

541.30

23

Shop person/butcher

574.10

 

Motor Wagon Drivers

 

24

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

 

 

(3 tons)

547.70

 

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

1.87

 

extra

 

 

 

 

 

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

1.45

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

1.16

 

(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

547.70

26

Driver of bulldozer

547.70

27

Loader

556.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift

 

 

work provisions)

546.80

 

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%

193.30

At 16 years of age

48%

257.10

At 17 years of age

60%

322.10

At 18 years of age

74%

397.30

At 19 years of age

87%

467.10

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

 

T2.1     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

9.29

2

31.5

Afternoon Shift - per shift

13.35

3

32.9.1

Extraordinary Hours Allowance per day

8.02

4

35.5

Horse Allowance - per week

15.11

5

33.3

Meal Money - per meal

9.04

6

29.1

Temperature Allowance - per hour

 

 

 

Below minus 1 degree celsius

0.47

 

 

Below minus 16 degree celsius

0.75

 

 

Below minus 20 degree celsius

1.38

 

 

Below minus 26 degree celsius

2.07

7

29.2

Freezing Room Allowance - per hour

0.51

8

29.4

Temperature Allowance - per hour

0.51

 

 

 

0.81

9

10.1

Rovers Allowance - per day

3.11

10

20.1.2

Bull Penalty - per head

3.11

11

23.1

Dog Allowance - per dog per week

7.79

12

23.3

First Aid Attendant - per day

3.72

13

23.4

Leading Hand - per week

27.85

14

23.5.1

Pedestrian Stacker - Cold Temperature - per week

14.37

15

23.5.2

Pedestrian Stacker - per week

10.62

16

23.5.3

Fork Lift - per week

7.47

17

17.1.1

Objectionable Work - Ordinary Hours

3.43

18

17.1.2

Objectionable Work - Outside Ordinary Hours per sheep,

 

 

 

calf or pig

4.01

 

 

per head of cattle

17.05

19

17.1.3

Objectionable Work - on Sundays and Public Holidays - per

 

 

 

sheep, calf or pig

6.14

 

 

per head of cattle

24.69

20

17.1.4

Condemned Carcass Allowance - per day

3.43

21

17.1.5

Brucella Reactor - per day

7.76

22

17.1.6

Work in Artificially Increased Temperature - per hour

0.47

23

17.1.7

Foetal Blood Extraction Allowance - per day

7.76

24

13.4

TP Slaughtering Allowance - all type of Animals

 

 

 

per day

5.06

 

 

per half day

2.54

25

13.5

TP Slaughtering Allowance - two types of animals

 

 

 

per day

4.33

 

 

per half day

2.08

26

13.6

TP Slaughtering Allowance - one type of animal

 

 

 

per day

3.11

 

 

per half day

1.51

27

51.2

Knife Allowance -

 

 

 

Slaughterpersons, boners and labourers skinning cattle,

 

 

 

heads and feet -

 

 

 

per week

3.62

 

 

per day

0.71

 

 

Other employees using a knife -

 

 

 

per week

2.60

 

 

per day

0.48

28

49.1(a)

Clothes Allowance - per day

1.58

29

49.1(b)

Laundry Allowance - per day

1.28

30

49.1(c)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.41

31

49.3

Clothes/Laundry Allowance -

 

 

 

(Employees not covered by Items 28-30 of this Appendix)

 

 

(a)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.77

 

(b)

Laundry Allowance - per day

0.61

 

(c)

Clothes Allowance - per day

0.18

32

46.5(b)

TP Boner Allowance

1.75

 

3.          This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 22 November 2007.

 

 

 

J.D. STANTON, Commissioner

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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