|Skill or responsibility based allowances|
These are detailed in sub-clauses 13.3(d), 13.6, and 14.1 and summarised below.
Loading or unloading duties
Where engaged in loading or unloading duties – paid at hourly rate by dividing weekly award rate under sub-clause 13.1 by 40 and multiplying by 1.3 (industry disability allowance) –and a minimum of 1hour loading and 1 hour unloading per trip must be made where loading/unloading duties are required (sub-clause 13.6(a)).
The alternative is a written agreement between the employer and employee for a fixed allowance based on the hourly rate in clause 13.6(a) to cover loading/unloading (sub-clause 13.6(b)).
A casual employee attending to the loading or unloading of the vehicles must be paid a loading of 25% in addition to the rates prescribed (sub-clause 13.6(c)).
Overtime allowance – (1.2 times the ordinary rate or 20%) – included in the specified CPK rates and the specified hourly rates to take account of notional overtime factor of 2 hours in 10 hours at double time (sub-clause 14.1(b)).
Local driver temporarily transferred to long distance – when engaged as a local driver under RTD Award and required by the employer to temporarily transfer to long distance operations under LDO Award, then an allowance of 1.24% of the standard rate of the LDO Award is to be paid on each occasion (sub-clause 14.1(c)(i)).
Other responsibilities allowances