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Fruit Packing Houses Employees (State) Consolidated Award
  
Date09/25/2009
Volume369
Part1
Page No.37
DescriptionVSW - Variation following State Wage Case
Publication No.C7181
CategoryAward
Award Code 340  
Date Posted09/24/2009

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Fruit Packing Houses Employees (State) Consolidated Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australian Workers' Union, New South Wales, Industrial Organisation of Employees.

 

(No. IRC 1227 of 2009)

 

Before Commissioner Macdonald

28 August 2009

 

VARIATION

 

1. Delete subclause (B) of clause 2, Rates of Pay, of the award published 10 November 2000 (320 I.G. 31) and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(B) 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 over-award payments; and/or

 

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

 

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

 

SECTION 1 - ADULT EMPLOYEES

 

Classification

SWC 2008

SWC 2009

SWC 2009

 

Amount

Adjustment

Amount

 

$

2.8%

$

Senior Classer (dried fruits) (95%)

619.20

17.30

636.50

General Hand - Class (II)

610.50

17.10

627.60

An employee whose duties include: classer (dried fruits),

 

 

 

blender and/or Typer (dried fruits), weigher-in, sweat

 

 

 

lumper (93%)

 

 

 

General Hand Class (I) i.e. Packer (experienced), Packer,

567.10

15.90

583.00

tray pack and cell pack, Grader or sorter, Pulling away

 

 

 

from front door to stacks and/or from stacks to feeding

 

 

 

hoppers, Dipper (hot), Cool Store Hand (i.e. a person

 

 

 

who is engaged for at least 50 per cent of his/her time in

 

 

 

any one day in cool store chamber), Employee bringing

 

 

 

fruit from and putting fruit into cool store chambers,

 

 

 

Handling and/or stacking 25 kg to 27 kg boxes,

 

 

 

Repairing boxes, crates, sweats, cases or trays, Nailer

 

 

 

down, Wirer, Operator - crimper machine, Operator of

 

 

 

press (both ends), Operator of circular saw, Steaming

 

 

 

and/or cleaning down machinery, Washing stacking

 

 

 

loading and/or dipping sweat boxes, General Labourer

 

 

 

not elsewhere classified (83%)

 

 

 

Boxmaker, Maintenance Worker in charge of machinery,

599.70

16.80

616.50

Fork Lift Driver or driver of power trolley tow motor or

 

 

 

other power-propelled vehicle, Boiler Attendant, Furnace

 

 

 

Attendant (90.5%)

 

 

 

 

Table 2 - Other Rates and Allowances

 

Item

Clause

Brief Description

SWC 2008

SWC 2009

No.

No.

 

Amount

Amount

 

 

 

$

$

1

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand -

 

 

 

 

3 to 8 employees

18.75 p/wk

19.30 p/wk

2

2(A)(ii)

Leading Hand-

 

 

 

 

9 or more employees

26.20 p/wk

26.95 p/wk

3

15

Meal Allowance - 1 hours overtime

8.65

9.10

4

15

Meal Allowance - Overtime notified but

 

 

 

 

not required

8.65

9.10

5

16(ii)

Travel Allowance - Overnight Stay

72.95

72.95

6

16(ii)

Meal Allowance - Overnight Stay

8.65

9.10

7

17

Wet Work

3.05

3.15

8

24(ii)

First -Aid

1.90

1.95

 

"Note": These allowances are contemporary for expense related allowances as at 30 June 2009 and for work related allowances are inclusive of adjustment in accordance with the July 2009 State Wage Case Decision of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales.

 

3. This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after the 8 September 2009.

 

 

 

 

A. MACDONALD, Commissioner

 

 

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