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Crown Employees (Safe Staffing Levels Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award
  
Date08/10/2012
Volume373
Part3
Page No.1798
DescriptionRIRC - Award Review by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C7819
CategoryAward
Award Code 1897  
Date Posted08/10/2012

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SERIAL C7819

 

Crown Employees (Safe Staffing Levels Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

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

 

(No. IRC 87 of 2012)

 

Before The Honourable Mr Justice Staff

4 April 2012

 

REVIEWED AWARD

 

1.  Area, Incidence and Duration

 

(a)      This award shall apply to Corrective Services NSW, the PSA and employees covered by the Crown Employees (Correctional Officers, Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award.

 

(b)      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 4 April 2012.

 

(c)      Changes made to this award subsequent to it first being published on 26 February 2010 (369.I.G. 1228) have been incorporated into this award as part of the review.

 

(d)      This award will remain in force until 23 November 2012, this being the term of the original award..

 

2.  Definitions

 

"CSNSW" shall mean Corrective Services NSW, a division within the Department of Attorney General and Justice.

 

"PSA" shall mean the Public Service Association and Professional Officers’ Association Amalgamated Union of New South Wales.

 

3.  Safe Staffing Levels

 

(a)      Each correctional centre operated by CSNSW shall have a management plan identifying safe procedures for the operation of the centre.

 

(b)      Each such management plan shall include:

 

(i)       the staff establishment, maximum inmate number and classification;

 

(ii)      the inmate number and classification by wing/unit/pod (and any other operational area) and the post structure for that wing/unit/pod (and any other operational area).

 

(c)      Variations to 3(b)(ii) above are subject to local consultation if temporary.

 

(d)      Permanent variations to management plans shall be the subject of consultation as required by Schedule A of the Crown Employees (Correctional Officers, Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award ("the Agreed Procedures").

 

(e)      Any dispute arising out of consultation concerning temporary or permanent variations to management plans shall be resolved under the Agreed Procedures.

 

(f)       The parties acknowledge that there is no intention to staff wings/units/pods that are empty.

 

4.  Anti-Discrimination

 

See clause 27 of the Crown Employees (Correctional Officers, Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award.

 

5.  Grievance and Disputes Settling Procedure

 

In the event that any dispute or grievance arises in relation to any matter in this Award, the CSNSW, the PSA and employees shall comply with the procedures in Schedule A Agreed Procedures for Settlement of Grievances and Disputes of the Crown Employees (Correctional Officers, Department of Attorney General and Justice - Corrective Services NSW) Award.

 

 

 

 

C. G. STAFF  J.

 

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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