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Drug Factories (State) Award
  
Date01/30/2009
Volume367
Part1
Page No.28
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C6846
CategoryAward
Award Code 285  
Date Posted01/29/2009

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SERIAL C6846

 

Drug Factories (State) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association, New South Wales, Industrial Organisation of Employees and another.

 

(Nos. IRC 1062 and 1064 of 2008)

 

Before Commissioner Bishop

28 July 2008

 

VARIATION

 

1.        Delete subclause (a) of Clause 4, Arbitrated Safety Net Adjustment, of the award published 1 June 2001 (325 I.G. 1), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a)      The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2008.  These adjustments may be offset against:

 

(i)       any equivalent overaward payments, and/or

 

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

 

2.        Delete Table 1 - Wages of Part B, Monetary Rates and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Table 1 - Wages

 

Item No.

Classification

Base Rate

SWC 2008

Total Rate

 

 

(Includes

Per Week

Per Week

 

 

2007 SWC)

 

 

 

 

$

$

$

DIVISION I -

1

Chief Chemist

676.05

27.05

703.10

2

Research Chemist

637.15

25.50

662.65

3

Analytical and/or Process Chemist

607.20

24.30

631.50

4

Trainee Chemist -

 

 

 

 

First year of adult service

556.30

22.25

578.55

 

Second year of adult service

572.70

22.90

595.60

 

Third year of adult service

589.20

23.55

612.75

5

Laboratory Assistant

564.30

22.55

586.85

DIVISION II -

6

Pill Making

568.30

22.75

591.05

7

Pill and Tablet Making

568.30

22.75

591.05

8

Manufacturing complex Pharmaceuticals involving

568.30

22.75

591.05

 

a chemical change

 

 

 

9

Granulating (hand, Machine and/or hot table)

568.30

22.75

591.05

DIVISION III -

10

Tablet Compressing

562.20

22.50

584.70

11

Hydrogen Peroxide

562.20

22.50

584.70

12

Spirit recovery still operator

562.20

22.50

584.70

13

Spiritous percolating

562.20

22.50

584.70

14

Nail Lacquer

562.20

22.50

584.70

15

Manufacturing empty hard Gelatine capsules

562.20

22.50

584.70

16

Machine attendant

562.20

22.50

584.70

DIVISION IV -

17

Fluid Magnesia

557.70

22.30

580.00

18

Emulsions (cod liver oil and paraffin types)

557.70

22.30

580.00

19

Toothpaste

557.70

22.30

580.00

20

Ointments

557.70

22.30

580.00

21

Cosmetics for Males and Females

557.70

22.30

580.00

22

Perfumes

557.70

22.30

580.00

23

Creams

557.70

22.30

580.00

24

Lotions and repellents

557.70

22.30

580.00

25

Hair Sprays

557.70

22.30

580.00

26

Hair oils and hair tints

557.70

22.30

580.00

27

Manufacturing pharmaceuticals not otherwise

557.70

22.30

580.00

 

provided for

 

 

 

28

Bottle Checker and Sorter

557.70

22.30

580.00

29

Filling raw materials, partly processed materials

 

22.30

580.00

 

&/or finished products into bulk receptacles for

557.70

22.30

580.00

 

subsequent processing

 

22.30

580.00

30

Manufacture for any of the above items for aerosol

557.70

22.30

580.00

 

packs

 

 

 

DIVISION V -

31

Laboratory Attendant

548.50

21.95

570.45

32

Household chemicals, cleaners and detergents

548.50

21.95

570.45

33

Bottle washer (by hand or machine)

548.50

21.95

570.45

34

Quality Inspector

548.50

21.95

570.45

35

APC and Seiditz powder machine operator

548.50

21.95

570.45

36

Filling and finishing retail packs up to transfer point

 

21.95

570.45

 

from factory end of line packaging departments to

548.50

21.95

570.45

 

warehouse and dispatch departments

 

 

570.45

37

Cutting, filling or sealing Ampoules

548.50

21.95

570.45

38

All other employees not otherwise provided for

548.50

21.95

570.45

 

3.        Delete Items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 of Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances, of the said Part B and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item No.

Clause No.

Brief Description

Amount

 

 

 

$

1

3(d)(i)

Junior trainee lab assistant who undertake an appropriate

1.86 per week

 

 

certificate course

 

2

3(d)(ii)

Senior hands

5.30 per week

3

3(d)(iii)

Charge Hands Allowance:

 

 

 

In charge of 1 to 5 employees

20.60 per week

 

 

In charge of 6 to 10 employees

24.60 per week

 

 

In charge of more than 10 employees

29.80 per week

4

3(d)(iv)

Employees appointed as checkers

4.50 per week

5

15(e)(i)

Engaged on morning or afternoon shifts

16.35 per shift

6

15(e)(ii)

Engaged on night shifts

22.02 per shift

8

28(f)

Required to perform work of an unusually Dirty, dusty

 

 

 

and/or offensive nature or Temperatures of abnormal

0.49 per hour

 

 

heat/cold

 

9

28(q)

Appointed as first-aid attendant

2.97 per day or shift

 

4.        This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 11 September 2008.

 

 

 

E. A. R. BISHOP, Commissioner

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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