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Miscellaneous Workers' Security Industry (State) Superannuation Award
  
Date07/11/2008
Volume366
Part1
Page No.236
DescriptionRIRC - Award Review by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C6557
CategoryAward
Award Code 2056  
Date Posted07/10/2008

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SERIAL C6557

 

Miscellaneous Workers' Security Industry (State) Superannuation Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Review of Award pursuant to Section 19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996.

 

(No. IRC 1721 of 2007)

 

Before Commissioner Stanton

30 April 2008

 

REVIEWED AWARD

 

1.  Arrangement

 

Clause No.       Subject Matter

 

1.        Arrangement

2.        Definitions

3.        Fund

4.        Contributions

5.        Exemptions

6.        Leave Reserved

7.        Area, Incidence and Duration

 

2.  Definitions

 

(i)       "Australiansuper means" AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (ABN 94 006 457 987).

 

(ii)       "Approved Fund" means a superannuation scheme which is established in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee legislation.

 

(iii)      "Union" means Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union - NSW Branch.

 

(iv)      "Eligible Employee" means a full-time, part time, or casual employee who has completed one calendar month’s service with an employer.

 

3.  Fund

 

(i)       For the purposes of this award contributions shall be made by employer’s accordance with the provisions of clause 4, Contributions, and shall be paid to the Administrator of Australiansuper.

 

(ii)       Each employer bound by this award shall sign and execute an agreement to become a participating employer in Australiansuper on the first day of the calendar month following the commencement of employment of an eligible employee.

 

(iii)      Each employer bound by this award shall become party to Australiansuper upon acceptance of the Trustees of Australiansuper of an agreement to become a participating employer duly signed and executed by each employer and the Trustees of Australiansuper.

 

(iv)      An employee shall become eligible to join Australiansuper on the first day of the calendar month following the commencement of employment.

 

(v)      Each employer bound by this award shall provide every employee who is already a member of Australiansuper with a membership application form for Australiansuper upon commencement of service.  Each employee shall be required to complete such form the completed form shall be forwarded to the Administrator of Australiansuper by each employee on or before the last day of the calendar month subsequent to the employee completes one months service.

 

4.  Contributions

 

(i)       Contributions shall be paid by employers on the following bases:

 

(a)      For full-time employees (that is, weekly employees as defined in the Security Industry (State) Award), a payment of $14.00 per week for a complete week employed.

 

(b)      For casual employees (as defined in the Security Industry (State) Award), payment of 37 cents per hour with a minimum payment of $2.80 per week for each week in which one or more shift is worked.  Provided that the maximum amount payable by an employer shall be paid $14.00 per week per employee.

 

(ii)       Contributions will only be made in respect of eligible employees as defined as provided that if a new employee was a member of Australiansuper at his or her prior place of employment no eligibility requirement shall apply.

 

(iii)      A pro rata deduction shall be made from the weekly contribution payable for unauthorised absence of at least one day’s duration.

 

(iv)      An employer shall not be required to make contributions during any periods of unpaid leave such as unpaid sick leave, maternity leave or the like, or periods of workers compensation beyond the expiry of any entailments to workers’ compensation make-up pay.  Further, an employer shall not be required to make additional contributions in respect of annual leave paid out on termination.

 

(v)      Contributions shall be made to the Administrators of Australiansuper on or before the last day of the calendar month subsequent to each calendar month an employee is a member of the scheme for each such calendar month an employee is a member of the scheme.

 

(vi)      Notwithstanding the date upon which an employee signs an application form, contributions in accordance with subclause (i) of this clause shall be made by an employer to Australiansuper from the date when the employee became eligible for membership.

 

5.  Exemptions

 

(i)       Employers of employees who are contributors or eligible to become contributors to the following superannuation funds or any scheme/s replacing such funds shall be exempt from the provisions of this award:

 

State Superannuation Fund

 

State Public Service Superannuation Scheme

 

Public Authorities Superannuation Scheme

 

(ii)       The following employers shall be exempted from the provisions of this award:

 

CSR Ltd

 

John Fairfax & Sons Ltd

 

Rothmans of Pall Mall (Aust) Ltd

 

James Hardie & Co Pty Limited

 

Ampol Limited

 

Australian Lubricating Oil Refinery Limited

 

BP Australia Limited

 

Caltex Oil (Australia) Pty Ltd

 

Caltex Refining Co Pty Limited

 

Castrol Australia Limited

 

Esso Australia Limited

 

Exxon Chemical Australia Ltd

 

Inghams Enterprise Pty Limited

 

Mobil Oil Australia Limited

 

The Shell Company of Australia Limited

 

Shell Refining (Australia) Pty Ltd

 

(iii)      Employers of employees who are covered by superannuation award or agreement made pursuant to the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW) or the Workplace Relations Act 1996 (Commonwealth) shall be exempted from the provisions of this award.

 

(iv)      The employers set out hereunder who, by agreement with the Union, provide superannuation under an approved company fund to employees who elect not to join Australiansuper shall be exempted from the provisions of clause 3, Fund.

 

Chubb Australia Limited.

 

(v)      Members of The Australian Retailers' Association, the Australian Industry Group, Australian Business Industrial, The Printing and Allied Trades Employers’ Association of New South Wales and Employers’ First, employing persons pursuant to the Security Industry (State) Award who are not engaged in the contract security industry shall be exempted from the provisions of this award.

 

6.  Leave Reserved

 

(i)       Leave is reserved to the Union or to any employer to apply as they may be advised to add to the list of exemptions contained in subclause (ii) of clause 5.,Exemptions, any other company where that company already provides their employees with occupational superannuation in an approved fund.

 

(ii)       Leave is reserved to the Union to apply as it may be advised to delete subclause (v) of the said clause 5 in accordance with the Principles of Wage Fixation, as determined from time to time.

 

7.  Area, Incidence and Duration

 

This award rescinds and replaces the Miscellaneous Workers’ Security Industry (State) Superannuation Award, published 7 December 2001 (330 I.G. 86), and all variations thereof.

 

It shall apply to all employees in the State, excluding the Country of Yancowinna, covered by the Security Industry (State) Award or any award rescinding, replacing or succeeding that award within the jurisdiction of the Security and Cleaning, &c. (State) Industrial Committee.

 

The changes made to the award pursuant to the Award Review pursuant to section 19(6) of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and Principle 26 of the Principles for Review of Awards made by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 28 April 1999 (310 I.G. 359) take effect on and from 30 April 2008.

 

This award remains in force until varied or rescinded, the period for which it was made having already expired.

 

 

 

J.D. STANTON, Commissioner

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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