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CROWN EMPLOYEES (ROADS AND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES - WAGES STAFF) AWARD 2002
  
Date10/07/2005
Volume354
Part2
Page No.513
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C3804
CategoryAward
Award Code 1559  
Date Posted10/05/2005

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(1559)

SERIAL C3804

 

CROWN EMPLOYEES (ROADS AND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES - WAGES STAFF) AWARD 2002

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales.

 

(No. IRC 3165 of 2005)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Marks

30 June 2005

 

VARIATION

 

1. Insert after paragraph 4.2.6, of clause 4, Terms of Employment, of the award published 19 July 2002 (335 I.G. 266), the following new paragraph:

 

4.2.7 Averaged work pattern

 

(a) If you are a continuous shift worker, your ordinary working hours are 38 per week which may be averaged over one or more normal work cycles depending on rostering arrangements.

 

(b) Your accrued days off will be taken according to the agreed roster.

 

2. Delete subparagraph 4.3.1(a), of the said clause 4, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(a) This clause outlines the conditions for shift work and applies to all staff except:

 

Traffic signals non-trade staff

 

General service officers

 

Traffic Emergency Patrollers

 

Tow Truck Staff

 

The conditions for shift work applicable to these staff are referred to elsewhere.

 

3. Insert after paragraph 4.3.4, of the said clause 4, the following new paragraph:

 

4.3.5 Tow Truck Staff

 

(a) If you are a Tow Truck Driver or Tow Truck Attendant you are engaged on a 24 hour, 7 day, rotating roster.

 

(b) Tow Truck Staff shall not be required to work more than 6 consecutive days during the roster cycle.

 

The working hours and shift allowances for Tow Truck Staff are as follows:

 

Early morning shift - shifts commencing at or after 4.00am

 

ordinary rate of pay plus 12% shift allowance

 

Day shift - shifts commencing at or after 6.00am

 

ordinary rate of pay

 

Afternoon shift - shifts commencing at or after 12 noon

 

ordinary rate of pay plus 15% shift allowance

 

Night shift - shifts commencing at or after 6.00pm

 

ordinary rate of pay plus 20% shift allowance

 

(c) Payment for all ordinary time worked on a Saturday shall be at the rate of time and one half of the ordinary rate of pay.

 

(d) Payment for all time worked on a Sunday shall be at the rate of double the ordinary rate of pay.

 

(e) Payment for all ordinary time worked on a public holiday shall be at the rate of double and one-half of the ordinary rate of pay.

 

(f) You shall observe a 30-minute meal or crib break taken when convenient to the operations and generally not more than five hours from the commencement of the shift. The 30-minute meal or crib break shall be counted as time worked.

 

(g) Shift rosters shall operate in the following manner:

 

you shall be rostered to work shifts as required by the RTA.

 

notice shall be given of shifts to be worked at least 7 days in advance.

 

where notice is given of a change in shift with less than 7 days notice, any shift so worked shall be paid at the rate of the previously rostered shift, provided it is greater.

 

(h) If you are rostered on a relief line and your shifts, as notified in (g) above, are changed with less than 7 days notice you will paid at the rate of the previously rostered shift providing that it is greater.

 

(i) Where you are directed to work at an alternate location, you will be paid the appropriate fares to the new destination in accordance with the provision outlined in Clause 7, Travel/ Accommodation.

 

(j) Where you are required to change shift and/or location with less than 48 hours notice, you will be paid an additional 3 hours at the unloaded rate of pay, in addition to the provisions outlined in (i) above, in recognition of any inconvenience caused by the alteration to the shift pattern.

 

(k) If you are rostered to work on a Public Holiday you will receive a day in lieu. This does not apply where you are rostered on a special or spare shift and are required to work on a Public Holiday. In this case the Public Holiday loading will be paid.

 

4. Delete paragraph 5.4.1 (n), of clause 5, Payments, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(n) Continuous shift workers who work in excess of shift hours (other than public holidays) will be paid double time. All overtime in excess of shift hours on a public holiday will be paid at double time and one half. All overtime payments will be calculated using the ordinary wage rate.

 

5. Delete Paypoints 8, 9, 11 and 12, of Table 1, Rates of Pay - Non Trades, of Part B Monetary Rates, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

8

Team Leader Grade 1

 

 

Bitumen Spray Driver

 

 

Finishing Grader Operator

 

 

Team Leader (Stores)

 

 

Rigger Grade 3

 

 

Truck Driver (Tow Truck)

834.80

9

Truck Driver (Road Train)

 

 

Team Leader (Rigger)

853.80

11

Team Leader Grade 2

 

 

Team Leader (Tow Trucks)

891.70

 

6. This variation shall take effect commencing on or after the first full pay period after 30 June 2005.

 

 

 

F. MARKS J.

 

 

 

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Printed by the authority of the Industrial Registrar.

 

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