This article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types and tags that are included as part of the pre-built Pharmacy Industry award package. For further information about the pharmacy industry award, refer to http://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/modern_awards/award/ma000012/default.htm
Installing and Configuring the Pre-Built Award Package
For details on how to install and configure this Pre-built Award Template, please review the detailed help article here.
Award Release Updates
The following are notes on updates made to this award template:
30 October 2017 - An update was made to remove junior rates for Pharmacy Assistant Levels 3 and 4. The award now only allows for levels 1 and 2 to include pro-rated junior rates. For more information, please refer to the Fair Work Determination here.
No Meal Break
Normally, meal breaks are automatically added for shifts over 5h30m. Use this work type to indicate that no meal break was taken during the shift.
OT worked with no prior notice (1.5 - 4 OT hrs)
An employee that was required to work between 1.5 hours and 4 hours of overtime with less than 24 hours’ notice and not provided with a meal should add 1 unit of this allowance to their shift. Refer section 19.1 of the Pharmacy Industry Award.
OT worked with no prior notice (4+ OT hrs)
An employee that was required to work more than 4 hour of overtime with less than 24 hours’ notice and not provided with a meal should add 1 unit of this allowance to their shift. Do not add both "OT worked with no prior notice (1.5 - 4 OT hrs)" and "OT worked with no prior notice (4+ OT hrs)", only the most relevant one. Refer section 19.1 of the Pharmacy Industry Award.
Public holiday not worked
Shift workers should choose this work type for public holidays that they elect not to work.
Where an employer requests an employee to use their own motor vehicle in the performance of their duties, this work type should be used. The kilometres traveled should be entered into the ‘units’ field. Refer section 19.4 of the Pharmacy Industry Award
Choose this work type when annual leave was taken
Choose this work type when carer’s leave was taken
Choose this work type when compassionate leave was taken
Long Service Leave
Choose this work type when long service leave was taken
School Student 2 hr Minimum Engagement
Choose this work type where, in accordance with clauses 12.12 and 13.5, part time and casual school students are eligible for a 2 hour minimum shift engagement as opposed to the standard 3 hour minimum shift engagement.
Choose this work type when sick leave was taken
Time in Lieu taken
Choose this work type when time in lieu was taken
Time off in Lieu of Overtime
Choose this work type if the employee elects to accrue time in lieu rather than be paid for any overtime for this shift.
Choose this work type when unpaid leave was taken
The following tags are available for application to employees under the Pharmacy Industry Award.
Assign this tag if the employee is employed as a shift worker. Refer section 28.2 of the Pharmacy Industry Award for the definition of a shift worker.
TIL of OT
Assign this tag if the employee elects to always accrue time in lieu rather than be paid overtime.
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