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Drug Factories (State) Award
  
Date09/25/2009
Volume369
Part1
Page No.31
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C7146
CategoryAward
Award Code 285  
Date Posted09/24/2009

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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.

 

(Nos. IRC 664 and 665 of 2009)

 

Before Commissioner Ritchie

6 August 2009

 

VARIATION

 

1.        Delete subclause (a) of clause 4, Arbitrated Safety Net Adjustment, of the award published 29 August 2008 (366 I.G. 574), and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a)      The rates of pay in this award include the adjustments payable under the State Wage Case 2009.  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 2009

Total Rate

 

 

(Includes

Per

Per

 

 

2008 SWC)

Week

Week

 

 

$

$

$

DIVISION I -

1

Chief Chemist

703.10

19.70

722.80

2

Research Chemist

662.65

18.55

681.20

3

Analytical and/or Process Chemist

631.50

17.70

649.20

4

Trainee Chemist -

 

 

 

 

First year of adult service

578.55

16.20

594.75

 

Second year of adult service

595.60

16.70

612.30

 

Third year of adult service

612.75

17.15

629.90

5

Laboratory Assistant

586.85

16.45

603.30

DIVISION II -

6

Pill Making

591.05

16.55

607.60

7

Pill and Tablet Making

591.05

16.55

607.60

8

Manufacturing complex Pharmaceuticals involving

591.05

16.55

607.60

 

a chemical change

 

 

 

9

Granulating (hand, Machine and/or hot table)

591.05

16.55

607.60

DIVISION III -

10

Tablet Compressing

584.70

16.35

601.05

11

Hydrogen Peroxide

584.70

16.35

601.05

12

Spirit recovery still operator

584.70

16.35

601.05

13

Spiritous percolating

584.70

16.35

601.05

14

Nail Lacquer

584.70

16.35

601.05

15

Manufacturing empty hard Gelatine capsules

584.70

16.35

601.05

16

Machine attendant

584.70

16.35

601.05

 

DIVISION IV -

17

Fluid Magnesia

580.00

16.25

596.25

18

Emulsions (cod liver oil and paraffin types)

580.00

16.25

596.25

19

Toothpaste

580.00

16.25

596.25

20

Ointments

580.00

16.25

596.25

21

Cosmetics for Males and Females

580.00

16.25

596.25

22

Perfumes

580.00

16.25

596.25

23

Creams

580.00

16.25

596.25

24

Lotions and repellents

580.00

16.25

596.25

25

Hair Sprays

580.00

16.25

596.25

26

Hair oils and hair tints

580.00

16.25

596.25

27

Manufacturing pharmaceuticals not otherwise

580.00

16.25

596.25

 

provided for

 

 

 

28

Bottle Checker and Sorter

580.00

16.25

596.25

29

Filling raw materials, partly processed materials

580.00

16.25

596.25

 

&/or finished products into bulk receptacles for

580.00

16.25

596.25

 

subsequent processing

580.00

16.25

596.25

30

Manufacture for any of the above items for aerosol

 

 

 

 

packs

580.00

16.25

596.25

DIVISION V -

31

Laboratory Attendant

570.45

15.95

586.40

32

Household chemicals, cleaners and detergents

570.45

15.95

586.40

33

Bottle washer (by hand or machine)

570.45

15.95

586.40

34

Quality Inspector

570.45

15.95

586.40

35

APC and Seiditz powder machine operator

570.45

15.95

586.40

36

Filling and finishing retail packs up to transfer point

570.45

15.95

586.40

 

from factory end of line packaging departments to

570.45

15.95

586.40

 

warehouse and dispatch departments

570.45

15.95

586.40

37

Cutting, filling or sealing Ampoules

570.45

15.95

586.40

38

All other employees not otherwise provided for

570.45

15.95

586.40

 

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

1.91 per week

 

 

certificate course

 

2

3(d)(ii)

Senior hands

5.45 per week

3

3(d)(iii)

Charge Hands Allowance:

 

 

 

In charge of 1 to 5 employees

21.20 per week

 

 

In charge of 6 to 10 employees

25.30 per week

 

 

In charge of more than 10 employees

30.60 per week

4

3(d)(iv)

Employees appointed as checkers

4.60 per week

5

15(e)(i)

Engaged on morning or afternoon shifts

16.81 per shift

6

15(e)(ii)

Engaged on night shifts

22.64 per shift

8

28(f)

Required to perform work of an unusually Dirty, dusty

 

 

 

and/or offensive nature or Temperatures of abnormal

0.50 per hour

 

 

heat/cold

 

9

28(q)

Appointed as first-aid attendant

3.06 per day or shift

 

4.        Delete Part C, Industry/Skill Level Rates and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

PART C

 

INDUSTRY/SKILL LEVEL RATES

 

Table 1 - Industry Skill Level A

 

Where the accredited training course and work performed are for the purposes of generating skills which have been defined for work at industry/skill level A.

 

 

Highest Year of Schooling Completed

 

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

School Leaver

253.00

279.00

335.00

Plus 1 year out of school

279.00

335.00

390.00

Plus 2 years

335.00

390.00

453.00

Plus 3 years

390.00

453.00

518.00

Plus 4 years

453.00

518.00

 

Plus 5 years

518.00

 

 

 

The average proportion of time spent in Structured Training which has been taken into account in setting the above rate is 20 per cent.

 

Table 2 - Industry/Skill Level B

 

Where the accredited training course and work performed are for the purpose of generating skills which have been defined for work at industry/skill level B.

 

 

Highest Year of Schooling Completed

 

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

School Leaver

253.00

279.00

324.00

Plus 1 year out of school

279.00

324.00

373.00

Plus 2 years

324.00

373.00

438.00

Plus 3 years

373.00

438.00

500.00

Plus 4 years

438.00

500.00

 

Plus 5 years

500.00

 

 

 

The average proportion of time spent in Structured Training which has been taken into account in setting the above rate is 20 per cent.

 

Table 3 - Industry/Skill Level C

 

Where accredited training course and work performed are for the purposed of generating skills which have been defined for work at industry/skill level C.

 

 

Highest Year of Schooling Completed

 

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

School Leaver

253.00

279.00

321.00

Plus 1 year out of school

279.00

321.00

362.00

Plus 2 years

321.00

362.00

403.00

Plus 3 years

362.00

403.00

451.00

Plus 4 years

403.00

451.00

 

Plus 5 years

451.00

 

 

 

The average proportion of time spent in Structured Training which has been taken into account in setting the above rate is 20 per cent.

 

5.        Delete sub-subparagraph (ii) of subparagraph (b) of paragraph (vi) of subclause (f) Wages, of clause 42, Training Conditions, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(ii)      An adult trainee who is undertaking a traineeship for an AQF IV qualification shall receive the following weekly wage as applicable based on the allocation of AQF III qualifications.

 

Industry/skill Level

First Year of Traineeship

Second Year of

 

 

Traineeship

Industry/skill Level A

538.00

558.00

Industry/skill Level B

518.00

538.00

Industry/skill Level C

469.00

486.00

 

6.        This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 11 September 2009.

 

 

 

 

D.W. RITCHIE, Commissioner

 

 

____________________

 

 

Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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