Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010 (MA000029)

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This article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types and tags that are included as part of the pre-built Joinery and Building Trades award package. For further information about this industry award, refer to http://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/modern_awards/award/ma000029/default.htm
 
This Award provides for All Purpose Allowances that must be applied in addition to an employee's base rate of pay for the purposes of paying penalties and overtime. As such, we have separated the Awards into 2 categories: 

1. Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010 (incorporating All Purpose Industry Allowance and All Purpose Leading Hand Allowance or All Purpose Tool Allowance) 
This Award is suitable for employees who are assigned as Leading Hands OR for employees who are required to receive an all purpose tool allowance in accordance with clause 24.1 (c)(i) of the Award. 

The relevant classifications for Leading Hands are defined as follows:

Leading Hand A = employees in charge of 1 employee
Leading Hand B = employees in charge of 2 to 5 employees
Leading Hand C =  employees in charge of 6 to 10 employees
Leading Hand D = employees in charge of 11 or more employees

Additionally, Leading Hands must be paid at the minimum rate applicable to the highest classification of the employee/s they are supervising or their own minimum rate, whichever is higher.

2. Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010 (incorporating All Purpose Industry Allowance only)
This Award is suitable for employees who are NOT assigned as Leading Hands OR are NOT required to receive an all purpose tool allowance.

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.

Work types

Public Holiday Not Worked
Choose this work type where an employee is not required to work on a shift falling on a gazetted public holiday that the employee would have otherwise worked had it not been a public holiday. 
 
Annual Leave
Choose this work type when annual leave is taken as per clause 32 of the Award.
 
Compassionate Leave
Choose this work type when annual leave is taken as per clause 33 of the Award.
 
Unpaid Leave
Choose this work type when unpaid leave is taken.
 
Long Service Leave
Choose this work type when long service leave is taken.
 
Personal/Carer's Leave
Choose this work type when personal or carer's leave is taken as per clause 33 of the Award.
 
Community Service Leave
Choose this work type when community service leave is taken as per clause 34 of the Award.
 
Vehicle Allowance
Where an employee, engaged in glass or glazing work, is required and authorised to use their own motor vehicle in the course of their duties, this work type should be used. The kilometres travelled should be entered into the 'units' field. 
 
Asbestos Allowance
Where an employee is required to use materials containing asbestos or is working in close proximity to an employee using such materials, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (a) of the Award.
 
Bagging Allowance
Where an employee is engaged in bagging brick or concrete structures, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (b) of the Award.
 
Cold Work Allowance
Where an employee is required to work for more than one hour in a place where the temperature is reduced by artificial means below zero degrees celsius, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (c) of the Award.
 
Money Collection (glass & glazing work) 
Where an employee, engaged in glass and glazing work, is authorised and collects monies on behalf of the employer as part of their duties, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid a weekly allowance in accordance with clause 24.3 (u) of the Award.
 
Computing Quantities Allowance
Where an employee is regularly required to compute or estimate quantities of materials in respect to the work performed by other employees, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid a daily allowance in accordance with clause 24.3 (d) of the Award.
 
Confined Space
Where an employee is required to work in a confined space, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (e) of the Award.
 
Dirty Work Allowance
Where an employee is required to work in unusually dirty work, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (f) of the Award.
 
First Aid
Where an employee, trained and qualified in first aid, is appointed by the employer to perform first aid duty, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid a weekly allowance in accordance with clause 24.2 (a) of the Award.
 
Explosive Powered Tools Allowance
Where an employee is required to operate explosive powered tools, this work type should be used for each day such a tool is used. The employee will then be paid a daily allowance in accordance with clause 24.3 (g) of the Award.
 
Grindstone Allowance
Where an employee engaged as a carpenter and/or joiner has not been made available a grindstone or wheel by the employer,  this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid a weekly allowance in accordance with clause 24.3 (g) of the Award.
 
Insulation Allowance
Where an employee is required to handle charcoal, pumice, granulated cork, silicate of cotton, insulwool, slag wool or any other recognised insulating material of a like nature or is required to work in the immediate vicinity so as to be affected by the use of such substance, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (l) of the Award.
 
Heavy Blocks Allowance (A)
Where an employee is handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh over 5.5kg and under 9kg, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (i) of the Award.
 
Heavy Blocks Allowance (B)
Where an employee is handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh between 9kg and up to 18kg, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (i) of the Award.
 
Heavy Blocks Allowance (C)
Where an employee is handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh over 18kg, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (i) of the Award.
 
Hot Bitumen Allowance
Where an employee is handling hot bitumen or asphalt or dipping materials in creosote, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (j) of the Award.
 
Hot Places Allowance (46 to 54 degrees)
Where an employee is required to work for more than one hour in the shade in places where the temperature is raised by artificial means to between 46 and 54 degrees celsius, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (k) of the Award.
 
Hot Places Allowance (over 54 degrees)
Where an employee is required to work for more than one hour in the shade in places where the temperature is raised by artificial means to over 54 degrees celsius, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in accordance with clause 24.3 (k) of the Award.
 
Living Away From Home Allowance
Where an employee is directed by the employer to proceed to a distant job and reasonable board and lodging is not provided as well as 3 adequate meals by the employer, this work type should be used per day where such occasion arises. The employee will then be paid a daily allowance in accordance with clause 24.5 (a)(ii) of the Award.
 
Overtime Meal Allowance
Where an employee is required to work overtime for at least 1.5 hours after working ordinary hours and is not provided a meal by the employer, this work type should be used in accordance with clause 24.2 (b) of the Award.
 
LAFHA - Meal Allowance
Where an employee is directed by the employer to proceed to a distant job the employee should receive a meal allowance for any meals incurred whilst travelling on either the forward or return journey. Select this work type to compensate so the employee is paid the allowance in accordance with clause 24.5 (a)(iii) of the Award.
 
LAFHA - Weekend Return
Where an employee is directed by the employer to proceed to a distant job and and the employee returns to their usual residence on the weekend, this work type should be used per occasion. The employee will be paid the appropriate allowance in accordance with clause 24.5 (a)(xii) of the Award.
 
LAFHA - Distant Job Return Journey
Where an employee is directed by the employer to proceed to a distant job and and the employee returns to their residence from the main public transport terminal should be paid this allowance to cover expenses in accordance with clause 24.5 (a)(iii) of the Award.
 
Roof Repairs Allowance
Where an employee is engaged to repair roofs, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked repairing roofs in accordance with clause 24.3 (o) of the Award.
 
Scaffolding Allowance
Where a trades qualified employee, holding a scaffolding or rigging certificate, is required to act on that certificate during the course of their duties, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked undertaking such duties in accordance with clause 24.3 (p) of the Award.
 
Second Hand Timber Allowance
Where an employee's tools are damaged by nails, dumps or other foreign matter on second hand timber, this work type should be used for each day such instance occurs. The employee will then be paid a daily allowance in accordance with clause 24.3 (q) of the Award.
 
Spray Application Allowance
Where an employee is engaged on all spray applications carried out in other than a properly constructed booth approved by the relevant authority, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked undertaking such work in accordance with clause 24.3 (r) of the Award.
 
Stonemasonry Tools & Equipment Allowance
Where an employee is required to use their own stonemasonry cutting tools, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked using such tools in accordance with clause 24.1 (d) of the Award.
 
Swing Scaffold Allowance
Where an employee is employed on any type of swing scaffold or any scaffold suspended by rope, cable, bosun's chair or on a suspended scaffold requiring the use of steel or iron hooks or angle irons at a height of six metres or more, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked on such scaffold in accordance with clause 24.3 (s) of the Award.
 
Wet Work Allowance (non stonemasonry work)
Where an employee is required to work in any place where water is continually dripping on the employee so that clothing and boots become wet or where there is water underfoot, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (m)(i) of the Award.
 
Wet Work Allowance (stonemasonry work)
Where an employee is engaged in stonemasonry work in a cemetery under unusually muddy or sloppy conditions, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (m)(ii) of the Award.
 
Toxic Substances (close proximity)
Where an employee is working in close proximity to an employee engaged to use toxic substances or materials of a like nature, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (t)(i) of the Award.
 
Using Toxic Substances
Where an employee is engaged to use toxic substances or materials of a like nature, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (t)(i) of the Award.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 30 metres
Where an employee is required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 15 metres and up to 30 metres in height, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (n) of the Award.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 45 metres
Where an employee is required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 30 metres and up to 45 metres in height, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (n) of the Award.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 60 metres
Where an employee is required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 45 metres and up to 60 metres in height, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (n) of the Award.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 75 metres
Where an employee is required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 60 metres and up to 75 metres in height, this work type should be used. The employee will then be paid an allowance per hour worked in such conditions in accordance with clause 24.3 (n) of the Award.
 
No Meal Break
Half hour unpaid meal breaks are automatically added for shifts over 6 hours. Use this work type to indicate that no meal break was taken during the shift so that a meal break is not deducted from hours worked. The employee will be paid at double time if no meal break is taken.
 
Rostered Day Off Taken
Choose this work type when an employee, who has an RDO entitlement, takes a rostered day off in accordance with clause 28.2 of the Award.
 
Rostered Day Off Worked
Choose this work type when an employee, who has an RDO entitlement, works on their rostered day off. The employee will be paid in accordance with clause 28.2 (g) of the Award.
 

TAGS

 
Asbestos Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged to use materials containing asbestos or is working in close proximity to an employee using such materials. You will then not be required to use the associated work type. 
 
Bagging Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly working in close proximity to is engaged in bagging brick or concrete structures.  You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Close Proximity of Toxic Substances
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly working in close proximity to an employee engaged to use toxic substances or materials of a like nature. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Cold Work Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly working for more than one hour in a place where the temperature is reduced by artificial means below zero degrees celsius. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Confined Spaces
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly working in a confined space. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Dirty Work Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly working in unusually dirty work. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
First Aider
Assign this tag to an employee who has been trained to render first aid and who is the current holder of appropriate first aid qualifications and is appointed in writing to perform first aid duty on a regular ongoing basis. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Heavy Blocks A
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged in handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh over 5.5kg and under 9kg. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Heavy Blocks B
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged in handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh between 9kg and up to 18 kg. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Heavy Blocks C
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged in handling, lifting and placing heavy blocks that weigh over 18 kg. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Hot Bitumen Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged in handling hot bitumen or asphalt or dipping materials in creosote. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Hot Places A
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged to work for more than one hour in the shade in places where the temperature is raised by artificial means to between 46 and 54 degrees celsius. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Hot Places B
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged to work for more than one hour in the shade in places where the temperature is raised by artificial means to over 54 degrees celsius. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Insulation Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged to handle charcoal, pumice, granulated cork, silicate of cotton, insulwool, slag wool or any other recognised insulating material of a like nature or is required to work in the immediate vicinity so as to be affected by the use of such substance. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
RDO Entitlement
Assign this tag to an employee whose ordinary hours will be 8 per day with 0.4 hour each day accruing as a paid rostered day off in accordance with clause 28.2 (a) of the Award.
 
Roof Repairs
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged to repair roofs. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Spray Applicator
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly engaged on all spray applications carried out in other than a properly constructed booth approved by the relevant authority. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Stonemason Shiftworker
Assign this tag to an employee who undertakes stonemasonry duties on a shiftwork basis in accordance with clause 28.3 (c) of the Award.
 
Stonemason Tools & Equipment Allowance
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly required to use their own stonemasonry cutting tools. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Swing Scaffolder
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly employed on any type of swing scaffold or any scaffold suspended by rope, cable, bosun's chair or on a suspended scaffold requiring the use of steel or iron hooks or angle irons at a height of six metres or more. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Tower Allowance - 30 metres
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 15 metres and up to 30 metres in height. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 45 metres
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 30 metres and up to 45 metres in height. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 60 metres
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 45 metres and up to 60 metres in height. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Tower Allowance - up to 75 metres
Assign this tag to an employee if they are regularly required to work on a chimney stack, spire radio, radio or television mast or tower, air shaft (other than above ground in a multistorey building), cooling tower, water tower or silo where the construction exceeds 60 metres and up to 75 metres in height. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Tradesperson Scaffolder
Assign this tag to a trades qualified employee, holding a scaffolding or rigging certificate, who is regularly required to act on that certificate during the course of their duties. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Using Toxic Substances
Assign this tag to an employee regularly engaged to use toxic substances or materials of a like nature. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Wet Work Allowance - Non Stonemasonry Work
Assign this tag to an employee regularly required to work in any place where water is continually dripping on the employee so that clothing and boots become wet or where there is water underfoot. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
Wet Work Allowance - Stonemasonry Work
Assign this tag to an employee engaged in stonemasonry work in a cemetery who is regularly required to work under unusually muddy or sloppy conditions. You will then not be required to use the associated work type.
 
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