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Fair Work Act 2009
s.156 - 4 yearly review of modern awards
4 yearly review of modern awards
ROAD TRANSPORT AND DISTRIBUTION AWARD
Road transport industry
SENIOR DEPUTY PRESIDENT HAMBERGER
SYDNEY, 15 JUNE 2018
4 yearly review of modern awards – Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010 [MA000038] – substantive issues – award coverage extended to the vehicle relocation industry – two-year transitional period introduced.
A. Further to the decisions issued on 6 July 2017 [ FWCFB 1913] and 31 May 2018 [ FWCFB 3133], the above award is varied as follows:
1. By inserting the following clause (j) in the definition of road transport and distribution industry in clause 3.1:
(j) the distribution and/or relocation by road of new or used vehicles as described in the classifications within this award where the vehicle itself is required to be driven from one location to another for the purposes of delivery and/or relocation of the vehicle
2. By inserting the following note after the table appearing in clause 15.2:
NOTE: Minimum wages for employees engaged in vehicle relocation and/or distribution as defined in clause 3.1(j) are affected by transitional provisions contained in clause 15.6.
3. By inserting clause 15.6 as follows:
15.6 Transitional provisions—vehicle distribution and/or relocation
The minimum wages for employees engaged in the distribution and/or relocation of vehicles as defined in clause 3.1(j) will be as follows:
(a) From 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
The National Minimum Wage plus one-third of the difference between the National Minimum Wage and the applicable minimum wage rate in clause 15.2.
(b) From 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
The National Minimum Wage plus two-thirds of the difference between the National Minimum Wage and the applicable minimum wage rate in clause 15.2.
(c) From 1 July 2020 onwards
The applicable minimum wage rate in clause 15.2.
B. This determination comes into operation from 1 July 2018. In accordance with s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009, this determination does not take effect until the start of the first full pay period that starts on or after 1 July 2018.
SENIOR DEPUTY PRESIDENT
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