PR728848 - Variation - 26 Apr 2021

MA000004  PR728848
FAIR WORK COMMISSION

DETERMINATION


Fair Work Act 2009

s.156—4 yearly review of modern awards

4 yearly review of modern awards—Award stage—General Retail Industry Award 2020
(AM2017/60)

GENERAL RETAIL INDUSTRY AWARD 2020
[MA000004]

Retail industry

JUSTICE ROSS,PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT HATCHER
COMMISSIONER LEE

MELBOURNE,26 APRIL 2021

4 yearly review of modern awards –award stage –General Retail Industry Award 2020 –substantive issues.

A. Further to the decisions issued by the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission on 24 November 2020 [[2020] FWCFB 6301],4 December 2020 [[2020] FWCFB 6445] and 26 April 2021 [[2021] FWCFB 2206] the above award is varied as follows:

1. By deleting clause 17.2 and inserting the following:

17.2 Junior rates (retail employee levels 1,2 and 3 only)

NOTE: Junior employee is defined in clause 2—Definitions.

An employer must pay a junior employee,who is classified as a retail employee level 1,2 or 3 and aged as specified in column 1 of Table 5—Junior rates (retail employee levels 1,2 or 3 only),the minimum percentage specified in column 2 of the minimum rate that would otherwise be applicable under Table 4—Minimum rates.

Table 5—Junior rates (retail employee levels 1,2 and 3 only)

Column 1
Age

Column 2
% of minimum rate

15 years of age and under

45%

16 years of age

50%

17 years of age

60%

18 years of age

70%

19 years of age

80%

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

90%

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

100%

2. By inserting a note before clause 38.1 as follows:

NOTE:Redundancy pay is provided for in the NES. See sections 119–123 of the Act.

3. By deleting the table appearing at clause B.3.1 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary hours

Monday to Friday after 6.00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

% of junior hourly rate

 

100%

125%

125%

150%

225%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Retail Employee Level 1

     

15 years of age and under

9.80

12.25

12.25

14.70

22.05

16 years of age

10.89

13.61

13.61

16.34

24.50

17 years of age

13.07

16.34

16.34

19.61

29.41

18 years of age

15.25

19.06

19.06

22.88

34.31

19 years of age

17.43

21.79

21.79

26.15

39.22

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

19.61

24.51

24.51

29.42

44.12

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

21.78

27.23

27.23

32.67

49.01

Retail Employee Level 2

     

15 years of age and under

10.04

12.55

12.55

15.06

22.59

16 years of age

11.15

13.94

13.94

16.73

25.09

17 years of age

13.38

16.73

16.73

20.07

30.11

18 years of age

15.61

19.51

19.51

23.42

35.12

19 years of age

17.84

22.30

22.30

26.76

40.14

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

20.07

25.09

25.09

30.11

45.16

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

22.31

27.89

27.89

33.47

50.20

Retail Employee Level 3

     

15 years of age and under

10.19

12.74

12.74

15.29

22.93

16 years of age

11.33

14.16

14.16

17.00

25.49

17 years of age

13.59

16.99

16.99

20.39

30.58

18 years of age

15.86

19.83

19.83

23.79

35.69

19 years of age

18.12

22.65

22.65

27.18

40.77

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

20.39

25.49

25.49

30.59

45.88

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

22.65

28.31

28.31

33.98

50.96

4. By deleting the table appearing at clause B.3.2 and inserting the following:

 

Other than baking production employees (OBPE)

Baking production employees (BPE)

Early morning shifts

All shiftworkers

 

Monday to Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

Starting at or after 6.00 pm and before 5.00 am

Starting at or after 2.00 am and before 6.00 am

Starting before 2.00 am

OBPE1
BPE2

All hours within shift

 

% of junior hourly rate

 

130%

112.5%

130%

150%

175%

225%

 

$

$

$

$

$

$

Retail Employee Level 1

      

15 years of age and under

12.74

11.03

12.74

14.70

17.15

22.05

16 years of age

14.16

12.25

14.16

16.34

19.06

24.50

17 years of age

16.99

14.70

16.99

19.61

22.87

29.41

18 years of age

19.83

17.16

19.83

22.88

26.69

34.31

19 years of age

22.66

19.61

22.66

26.15

30.50

39.22

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

25.49

22.06

25.49

29.42

34.32

44.12

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

28.31

24.50

28.31

32.67

38.12

49.01

Retail Employee Level 2

      

15 years of age and under

13.05

11.30

13.05

15.06

17.57

22.59

16 years of age

14.50

12.54

14.50

16.73

19.51

25.09

17 years of age

17.39

15.05

17.39

20.07

23.42

30.11

18 years of age

20.29

17.56

20.29

23.42

27.32

35.12

19 years of age

23.19

20.07

23.19

26.76

31.22

40.14

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

26.09

22.58

26.09

30.11

35.12

45.16

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

29.00

25.10

29.00

33.47

39.04

50.20

Retail Employee Level 3

      

15 years of age and under

13.25

11.46

13.25

15.29

17.83

22.93

16 years of age

14.73

12.75

14.73

17.00

19.83

25.49

17 years of age

17.67

15.29

17.67

20.39

23.78

30.58

18 years of age

20.62

17.84

20.62

23.79

27.76

35.69

19 years of age

23.56

20.39

23.56

27.18

31.71

40.77

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

26.51

22.94

26.51

30.59

35.68

45.88

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

29.45

25.48

29.45

33.98

39.64

50.96

1 Other than baking production employees (OBPE):Starting at or after 6.00 pm and before 5.00 am on the following day;

2 Baking production employees (BPE):

–working a shift starting at or after 2.00 am and before 6.00 am;or

–start shift prior to 2.00 am.

5. By deleting the table appearing at clause B.3.3 and inserting the following:

 

Monday to Saturday –first 3 hours

Monday to Saturday –after 3 hours

Sunday –all day

Public holiday

 

% of junior hourly rate

 

150%

200%

200%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

Retail Employee Level 1

    

15 years of age and under

14.70

19.60

19.60

24.50

16 years of age

16.34

21.78

21.78

27.23

17 years of age

19.61

26.14

26.14

32.68

18 years of age

22.88

30.50

30.50

38.13

19 years of age

26.15

34.86

34.86

43.58

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

29.42

39.22

39.22

49.03

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

32.67

43.56

43.56

54.45

Retail Employee Level 2

    

15 years of age and under

15.06

20.08

20.08

25.10

16 years of age

16.73

22.30

22.30

27.88

17 years of age

20.07

26.76

26.76

33.45

18 years of age

23.42

31.22

31.22

39.03

19 years of age

26.76

35.68

35.68

44.60

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

30.11

40.14

40.14

50.18

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

33.47

44.62

44.62

55.78

Retail Employee Level 3

    

15 years of age and under

15.29

20.38

20.38

25.48

16 years of age

17.00

22.66

22.66

28.33

17 years of age

20.39

27.18

27.18

33.98

18 years of age

23.79

31.72

31.72

39.65

19 years of age

27.18

36.24

36.24

45.30

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

30.59

40.78

40.78

50.98

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

33.98

45.30

45.30

56.63

6. By deleting the table appearing at clause B.3.4 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary hours

Monday to Friday after 6.00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

% of junior hourly rate

 

125%

150%

150%

175%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Retail Employee Level 1

     

15 years of age and under

12.25

14.21

14.70

17.15

24.50

16 years of age

13.61

15.79

16.34

19.06

27.23

17 years of age

16.34

18.95

19.61

22.87

32.68

18 years of age

19.06

22.11

22.88

26.69

38.13

19 years of age

21.79

25.27

26.15

30.50

43.58

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

24.51

28.43

29.42

34.32

49.03

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

27.23

31.58

32.67

38.12

54.45

Retail Employee Level 2

     

15 years of age and under

12.55

14.56

15.06

17.57

25.10

16 years of age

13.94

16.17

16.73

19.51

27.88

17 years of age

16.73

19.40

20.07

23.42

33.45

18 years of age

19.51

22.63

23.42

27.32

39.03

19 years of age

22.30

25.87

26.76

31.22

44.60

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

25.09

29.10

30.11

35.12

50.18

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

27.89

32.35

33.47

39.04

55.78

Retail Employee Level 3

     

15 years of age and under

12.74

14.78

15.29

17.83

25.48

16 years of age

14.16

16.43

17.00

19.83

28.33

17 years of age

16.99

19.71

20.39

23.78

33.98

18 years of age

19.83

23.00

23.79

27.76

39.65

19 years of age

22.65

26.27

27.18

31.71

45.30

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

25.49

29.57

30.59

35.68

50.98

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

28.31

32.84

33.98

39.64

56.63

7. By deleting the table appearing at clause B.3.5 and inserting the following:

 

Other than baking production employees (OBPE)

Baking production employees (BPE)

Early morning shifts

All shiftworkers

 

Monday to Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

Starting at or after 6.00 pm and before 5.00 am

Starting at or after 2.00 am and before 6.00 am

Starting before 2.00 am

OBPE1
BPE2

All hours within shift

 

% of junior hourly rate

 

155%

137.5%

155%

175%

200%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

$

$

Retail Employee Level 1

      

15 years of age and under

15.19

13.48

15.19

17.15

19.60

24.50

16 years of age

16.88

14.97

16.88

19.06

21.78

27.23

17 years of age

20.26

17.97

20.26

22.87

26.14

32.68

18 years of age

23.64

20.97

23.64

26.69

30.50

38.13

19 years of age

27.02

23.97

27.02

30.50

34.86

43.58

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

30.40

26.96

30.40

34.32

39.22

49.03

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

33.76

29.95

33.76

38.12

43.56

54.45

Retail Employee Level 2

      

15 years of age and under

15.56

13.81

15.56

17.57

20.08

25.10

16 years of age

17.28

15.33

17.28

19.51

22.30

27.88

17 years of age

20.74

18.40

20.74

23.42

26.76

33.45

18 years of age

24.20

21.46

24.20

27.32

31.22

39.03

19 years of age

27.65

24.53

27.65

31.22

35.68

44.60

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

31.11

27.60

31.11

35.12

40.14

50.18

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

34.58

30.68

34.58

39.04

44.62

55.78

Retail Employee Level 3

      

15 years of age and under

15.79

14.01

15.79

17.83

20.38

25.48

16 years of age

17.56

15.58

17.56

19.83

22.66

28.33

17 years of age

21.06

18.69

21.06

23.78

27.18

33.98

18 years of age

24.58

21.81

24.58

27.76

31.72

39.65

19 years of age

28.09

24.92

28.09

31.71

36.24

45.30

20 years of age and employed by the employer for 6 months or less

31.60

28.04

31.60

35.68

40.78

50.98

20 years of age and employed by the employer for more than 6 months

35.11

31.14

35.11

39.64

45.30

56.63

1 Other than baking production employees:Starting at or after 6.00 pm and before 5.00 am on the following day;

2 Baking production employees:

–working a shift starting at or after 2.00 am and before 6.00 am;or

–start shift prior to 2.00 am.

B. This determination comes into operation on 1 May 2021. In accordance with s.165(3) of the Fair Work Act 2009,this determination does not take effect in relation to a particular employee until the start of the employee’s first full pay period that starts on or after 1 May 2021.

PRESIDENT

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Title:
PR728848 - Variation - 26 Apr 2021
Effective:
26 Apr 2021
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