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Butchers, Retail (State) Award
  
Date10/31/2008
Volume366
Part4
Page No.860
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C6724
CategoryAward
Award Code 071  
Date Posted10/30/2008

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SERIAL C6724

 

Butchers, Retail (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 1266 of 2008)

 

Before Commissioner Tabbaa

19 August 2008

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete clause 8, Wages, of the award published 11 August 2000 (317 I.G. 808), and insert in lieu the following:

 

8. Wages

 

The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2008. 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 adjustments.

 

(c) By consent of all parties to an award, where the minimum rates adjustments has been completed, award rates may be expressed as hourly rates as well as weekly rates. In the absence of consent, a claim that award rates be so expressed may be determined by arbitration.

 

(d) The State Wage Case adjustment will only be available where the rates in the award have not been increased, other than by safety net or State Wage Case adjustments, or as a result of the application of the Minimum Rates Adjustment principle, since May 1991.

 

(e) Increases arising from the State Wage Case 1991 and from previous State Wage Cases may be phased-in upon application and where circumstances justify it.

 

(f) In the absence of consent in respect in an application will be determined by the Commission.

 

2. Delete Part B Monetary Rates, and inset in lieu thereof the following:

 

PART B

 

MONETARY RATES

 

Table 1 - Wages

 

Level

Classification

SWC 2008

 

 

Amount per week

 

 

$

 

Effective from the first full to commence on or after 3rd February 2008

 

 

Division A- Retail Butcher Shops

 

7

General butcher in charge

668.50

6

General butcher (incl employee slaughtering)

642.90

6

Small goods maker Butcher's shop

642.90

5

Boner

601.45

4

Salesperson

589.70

4

Scalder and/or cooker

589.70

3

Salter and/or Pickle - pumper (Arterial or Stab)

574.30

2

Order person

566.65

2

All others

566.65

1

New employee on 3 months probation

545.40

 

Division B - Drivers

 

 

Driver of motor vehicles

 

4

(a) not exceeding 1,270 kg capacity

589.70

4

(b) exceeding 1,270 kg but not exceeding 3 tonnes capacity

589.70

4

(c) exceeding 3 tonnes capacity but under 5 tonnes

589.70

 

(d) for each complete tonne over 5 tonnes (p.w)

1.91

 

(e) not being a tractor drawing trailer (pd extra)

1.38

4

(f) Refrigerated van

589.70

 

Division C - Boning and/or Pre-packing Area, Room or Factory

 

6

General butcher

642.90

5

Boner

601.45

4

Slicer

589.70

2

Labourer assistant with boning and slicing activities

566.65

4

Sawyer

589.70

3

Trimmer

574.30

3

Employee using knives for cleaning or preparing meat immediately prior to

 

 

packing

566.65

2

Chiller - room hand

566.65

2

Strapping or wiring machine operator or vacuum machine operator

566.65

2

Employee wrapping, weighing, pricing, packaging or packing uncooked meat

566.65

2

Employee operating wizard knives

566.65

2

All others

566.65

 

Division D - Clerks and Cashiers

 

3

Clerk and/or Cashier

574.30

 

Division E - Apprentices

 

 

The wage rate for apprentices on probation shall be as follows:

 

 

Year of Apprenticeship

 

 

1st year - 50% of Level 6

321.45

 

2nd year - 65% of level 6

417.90

 

3rd year - 85% of Level 6

546.50

 

4th year - 95% of Level 6

610.75

 

And thereafter not less than the minimum rates for tradespersons in the

 

 

section of trade to which the apprentice was indentured.

 

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item

Description

Amount

 

 

$

1

Meal Money

10.25

2

Leading Hand allowance

 

 

(a) 3 - 10 employees

10.20

 

(b) 10 or more employees

15.20

 

Division C Employees

 

3

Temperature range

 

 

(a) Below 0 c but not below - 16 c

0.42

 

(b) Below -16c but not below - 20.5c

1:04

 

(c) Below - 20.5c

1.41

 

(Note: these rates are not cumulative)

 

 

 

All Other Employees

 

4

Temperature Range:

 

 

(a) Below 0c but not below -16c

0.42

 

(b) Below - 16c but not below - 20.5c

1.04

 

(c) Below - 20.5c

1.41

 

(Note: these rates are not cumulative)

 

5

Protective Clothing Allowance

4.11

 

3. This variation shall come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 3 February 2009.

 

 

 

I. TABBAA, Commissioner

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

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