Master Grocers Australia (MGA) Enterprise Agreement 2014 (AG2014/6314)

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This article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types, shift conditions and tags that are included as part of the pre-built Master Grocers Australia Limited and Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association Enterprise Agreement 2014. For further information about this Enterprise Agreement, refer to: 

https://www.fwc.gov.au/document/agreement/AE409229

Installing and Configuring the Pre-Built Enterprise Agreement Package

For details on how to install and configure this Pre-built Enterprise Agreement Template, please review the detailed help article here.

 Given the use of shift conditions and work types used in this template, it is recommended that you review the list of work types. They will all be automatically applied to employees by default but if any are ever going to be relevant to your organisation then consider removing the 'auto enable' feature.

Coverage

This Enterprise Agreement covers employees of employers who are listed in Schedule C of the Enterprise Agreement. For further details of applicable businesses, please see Schedule C of the Enterprise Agreement.

Work Types

Work types are a description of the kind of shift you are working, and are selected when you record a timesheet. The following is a list of work types employees can select on their timesheet, and the meaning of each item.

2 hour minimum engagement

Select this for a casual employee who can be engaged for a minimum of 2 hours rather than the standard minimum engagement of 3 hours, providing they satisfy all the circumstances set out in clause 8.3.1 of the MGA Agreement.

AL Accrual of Public Holiday

Select if employee chooses to accrue annual leave for working on a Public Holiday rather than be paid the Public Holiday penalty loading payment or accrue time in lieu.

AL Accrual of Public Holiday not Worked

Select if employee is not rostered to work on a Public Holiday and chooses to accrual annual leave for this day instead of payment or accrue time in lieu for an alternative day off.

Annual Leave

Select when permanent employee is taking annual leave.

Bereavement Leave

Select when permanent employee is taking bereavement (known as compassionate) leave.

Blood Donor Leave

Select when permanent employee is taking leave to donate blood.

Community Service Leave

Select when permanent employee is taking leave to partake in community services.

Jury Service

Select when permanent employee is attending jury duty.

Kilometre Allowance

Select when employee is required to use their own motor vehicle in the performance of their duties. This is a travelling expense allowance paid per kilometre driven.

Leave without Pay

Select when employee is taking unpaid leave.

Long Service Leave

Select when employee is taking long service leave.

Natural Disaster Leave

Select when employee is unable to attend work due to a natural disaster having a direct impact on employee.

Overtime Meal Allowance

Select when employee is required to work overtime for an hour or more with less than 24 hours’ notice and could not reasonably return home for a meal within the period allowed and the overtime worked is at normally recognised meal hours. Refer clause 15.1 of the MGA Agreement.

Public Holiday not Worked

Select if employee is not required to work on a gazetted Public Holiday.

Sick/Family Leave

Select when employee is taking sick (known as personal) leave or family (known as carers’) leave.

TIL of Overtime

Select if employee chooses to accrue time in lieu rather than be paid for the overtime worked in the shift.

TIL of Public Holiday

Select if employee chooses to accrue time in lieu for working on a Public Holiday rather than be paid the Public Holiday penalty loading payment or accrue annual leave.

TIL of Public Holiday not Worked

Select if employee is not rostered to work on a Public Holiday and chooses to accrue time in lieu for this day instead of payment or accrue annual leave.

Time in Lieu

Select when employee is taking time in lieu.

Travelling Time

Select when employee is required to work at a place away from their usual place of employment. Enter the time spent travelling in excess of normal travelling time to and from usual place of employment. Refer clause 38 of the MGA Agreement.

Unpaid Family Leave

Select when employee is taking unpaid family (known as carers’) leave.

Unpaid Parental Leave

Select when employee is taking unpaid parental leave.

Working on Christmas Day with a substituted PH

Select when employee is working on the 25th of December and Christmas Day has a substituted day so employee will receive an additional loading.

Shift Conditions

Shift Conditions are further detail you can add to a shift where perhaps more than one condition applies to your shift. Shift conditions are selected when you edit a timesheet record, or when clocking on using the ClockMeIn Time and Attendance app. The following is a list of Shift Conditions employees can select on their timesheet, and the meaning of each item.

Cold Work <0 degrees

Apply to shift when employee is to receive a cold work disability allowance when required to work in a cold chamber where the temperature of the cold chamber is less than zero degrees celsius.

Cold Work >0 degrees

Apply to shift when employee is to receive a cold work disability allowance when required to work in a cold chamber where the temperature of the cold chamber is more than zero degrees celsius, and/or stock and refill dairy cases or freezer cabinets.

First Aid Officer

Apply to shift when employee holds an appropriate first aid qualification and has been appointed to carry out first aid.

Employee Tags

Employee Tags are specific conditions typically related to the employee’s agreement. These are often conditions negotiated and agreed between the employer and the employee, or unique characteristics of the employee’s role.

30 Minute Break Agreement

Assign when employer and employee agree employee is to take 30 minutes for the unpaid meal break.

AL Accrual of Public Holiday

Assign if employee always chooses to accrue annual leave for working on a Public Holiday rather than be paid the Public Holiday penalty loading payment or accrue time in lieu.

First Aid Officer

Assign when employee holds and appropriate first aid qualification and has been appointed to carry out first aid during every shift they work.

Full-Time Stock Replenisher

Assign when employee is employed on a full-time basis and engaged as a stock replenisher.

Junior Minimum 8 Hours per Week Agreement

Assign when employer and junior employee agree junior employee works a minimum of 8 hours per week.

Level 5 Clerical Employee

Assign when employee is engaged to perform Clerical work and is classified as Level 5. Refer to clause 11.2 of the MGA Agreement for description of classification.

Part-Time Stock Replenisher

Assign when employee is employed on a Part-Time basis and engaged as a stock replenisher.

TIL of Overtime

Assign if employee always chooses to accrue time in lieu rather than be paid for the overtime worked in the shift.

TIL of Public Holiday

Assign if employee always chooses to accrue time in lieu for working on a Public Holiday rather than be paid the Public Holiday penalty loading payment or accrue annual leave.

Variation of Rate of Pay by Agreement

Assign when employer and employee agree to waiver the loadings prescribed in Clauses 14.2 and 20.3 of the MGA Agreement in return for the prescribed increase in the ordinary weekly rate for overtime worked from 10pm-12am Monday to Friday, set out in Clause 11.4.2 of the MGA Agreement.

Variation of Rate of Pay by Agreement 10pm-11pm

Assign when employer and employee agree to waiver the loadings prescribed in Clauses 14.2 and 20.3 of the MGA Agreement in return for the prescribed increase in the ordinary weekly rate for overtime worked from 10pm-11pm Monday to Friday, set out in Clause 11.4.2 of the MGA Agreement.

Variation of Rate of Pay by Agreement 11pm-12am

Assign when employer and employee agree to waiver the loadings prescribed in Clauses 14.2 and 20.3 of the MGA Agreement in return for the prescribed increase in the ordinary weekly rate for overtime worked from 11pm-12am Monday to Friday, set out in Clause 11.4.2 of the MGA Agreement.

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