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BUTCHERS' WHOLESALE (STATE) AWARD
  
Date11/09/2007
Volume364
Part2
Page No.404
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C6144
CategoryAward
Award Code 072  
Date Posted11/09/2007

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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 1446 of 2007)

 

Before Commissioner Ritchie

19 September 2007

 

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 2007. 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 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:

 

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

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

550.00

 

weisand before hoisting to bleeding rail

 

5

Slaughterhouse labourer whose work includes trimming carcases after

546.80

 

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

 

6

Employee skinning feet and taking out sinews

545.80

7

Tripeperson and employee cutting, turning and washing tripes and cutting and

545.80

 

washing bibles

 

8

Slaughterperson labourer

541.30

9

Laundry attendant

541.30

10

Stockperson (working under conditions of the stockperson clause)

547.60

11

Stock person, 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

548.60

 

operator, expellor and/or dryer attendant

 

15

Mill hand, by-products labourer 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

Weighperson

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 to8,128 kg (8 tons) extra

1.87

 

 

 

 

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

1.45

 

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 drivers wages

 

25

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

547.70

26

Driver of a bulldozer

547.70

27

Loader

556.20

28

Cleaner - cleaning production plant and equipment (working under shift work

546.80

 

provisions)

 

 

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

 

Age

Percentage of Classification

Amount

 

12 - General Labourer

$

 

 

 

At 15 years of age

36%

193.30

At 16 years of age

48%

257.70

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

 

Other rates and allowances - Subject to the provisions of the relevant clauses, allowances and special rates are as follows:

 

Item No

Clause No

Allowance

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 Allow - 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 degrees Celsius

0.75

 

 

Below minus 20 degrees Celsius

1.38

 

 

Below minus 26 degrees 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 do 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 week

2.54

25

13.5

TP slaughtering allowance - two types of animals -

 

 

 

per day

4.33

 

 

per week

2.08

26

13.6

TP slaughtering allowance - one type of animal -

 

 

 

per day

3.11

 

 

per week

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 (a)

Clothes/laundry allowance (employees not covered by

 

 

49.3 (b)

Items 28-30 of the Appendix)

 

 

49.3 (c)

Clothes allowance - per day

0.77

 

 

Laundry allowance - per day

0.61

 

 

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 29 October 2007.

 

 

 

D.W. RITCHIE, Commissioner

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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