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Button Makers (State) Award
  
Date04/24/2009
Volume367
Part4
Page No.1039
DescriptionRVIRC - Award Review Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C6905
CategoryAward
Award Code 077  
Date Posted04/23/2009

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Button Makers (State) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

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

 

(No. IRC 1642 of 2008)

 

Before Commissioner McKenna

27 November 2008

 

REVIEWED AWARD

 

1.        Delete subclause 17.8, of clause 17, Payment of Wages, of the award published 21 February 2003 (338 I.G. 393) and renumber existing subclauses 17.9, 17.10, 17.11, 17.12 and 17.13 to read as 17.8, 17.9, 17.10, 17.11 and 17.12 respectively.

 

2.        Insert the following new paragraphs after subclause 17.9.10:

 

17.9.11          the name and Australian Business Number of the employer;

 

17.9.12          the name of the employer;

 

17.9.13          if the remuneration of the employee is set by an industrial instrument-the classification of the employee under that instrument;

 

17.9.14          the date on which the payment was made;

 

17.9.15          the period of employment to which the payment relates.

 

3.        Delete the word "his" wherever appearing in subclause 20.3 of clause 20, Allowances and insert in lieu thereof the word "their" in each place.

 

4.        Delete the words ", and as set out in paragraph 21.7.2" from 21.2.1(b) of clause 21, Superannuation.

 

5.        Delete the word "his" wherever appearing in subclause 27.1 of clause 27, Meal Breaks, and Rest Periods, and insert in lieu thereof the word "their" in each place.

 

6.        Delete the words "but may not leave the premises" from paragraph 27.7.4 of subclause 27.4 of the said clause 27.

 

7.        Delete the word "his" wherever appearing in paragraph 28.5.1 of subclause 28.5 of clause 28, Overtime, and insert in lieu thereof the word "their" in each place.

 

8.        Delete the word "he" wherever appearing in the said clause 28.5.1 and insert in lieu thereof the word "she/he" in each place.

 

9.        Delete paragraph 28.8.8 of the said clause 28, and insert in lieu thereof:

 

28.8.8 Any untaken accrued time off may be taken and paid for:

 

(i)       as annual leave;

 

(ii)       as a mutually agreed period of leave; or

 

(iii)      upon termination.

 

10.      Delete clause 29, Annual Leave and insert in lieu the following:

 

29.  Annual Leave

 

29.1    Employees shall be entitled to annual leave in accordance with the provisions of the Annual Holidays Act 1944 (NSW).

 

29.2    During a period of annual leave (including any period of leave allowed before due date) an employee shall receive a loading calculated on the award rate of wage for the occupation in which the employee was ordinarily employed immediately prior to the commencement of the employee's leave. This loading, applicable to both time workers and payment by results workers, shall be as follows:

 

(a)      Employees on Day Work - An employee who would have worked on day work had the employee not been on leave shall receive a loading of 17.5 per cent.

 

(b)      Employees on shift work - An employee who would have worked on shift work had the employee not been on leave shall receive a loading of 17.5 per cent.

 

Provided that where the employee would have received a shift loading had the employee not been on leave during the relevant period and such shift loading would have entitled the employee to a lesser amount than the loading of 17.5 per cent, then such loading of 17.5 per cent shall be added to the award rate of wage prescribed herein in lieu of the shift loading.

 

The loading prescribed by this paragraph is payable when services terminate in the following circumstances and not otherwise:

 

(i)       in respect of any untaken part of a full entitlement to annual leave for which payment in lieu is made; or

 

(ii)      in respect of any uncompleted twelve-month period for which proportionate leave on termination is payable, if services are terminated by the employer for reasons other than malingering, inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct, after 25 August in any year, or in the case of an employee who would not normally be taking any annual leave over the Christmas/New Year period if such termination by the employer is within four calendar months of the date the employee would normally have taken the employee's annual leave.

 

11.      Delete the words "clause shall" from subclause 34.1, of clause 34, Payment for Work Done on Holidays, and insert in lieu thereof the words "clause 33 shall".

 

12.      Delete subclause 51.7 of clause 51, Amenities and renumber existing subclause 51.8 to read as 51.7.

 

13.      Delete subclauses 53.3 and 53.4 of clause 53, Area, Incidence and Duration and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

53.3    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 27 November 2008.

 

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

 

 

 

 

D. S. McKENNA, Commissioner

 

 

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