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AEGIS MANAGEMENT GROUP PTY LTD /MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT ARTS ALLIANCE ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT 2012-2015 (Read 1578 times)
30. Oct 2013 at 13:27

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Reference: http://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/agreements/fwa/AE895507.pdf

The pay scales under the Security Services Industry Award 2011-2012 for an employee in NSW at the time this agreement was voted on was: 

Security Officer Level 1  Ordinary Rate - $17.42 ph - with transitional casual loading rate for 2011-2012 of 19% - $20.72 ph

Security Officer Level 2  Ordinary Rate - $17.92 ph - with transitional casual loading rate for 2011-2012 of 19% - $21.32 ph

If we apply the shift allowances and weekend loadings to the casual rate you will see how much these workers are deprived from other workers working under the pay and conditions of the Security Services Industry Award 2010

Working between the hrs 1800 to 0600 hrs:

Casual Security Officer Level 1  Casual Rate - $20.72 ph + Night Span Allowance at 21.7% - $3.78 = $24.50 minus agreement rate $22.70 = $1.80 ph worse off

Casual Security Officer Level 2  Casual Rate - $21.32 ph + Night Span Allowance at 21.7% - $3.89 = $25.21 minus agreement rate $24.50 = $0.71 ph worse off

Working Saturdays

Casual Security Officer Level 1  Casual Rate - $20.72 ph + Saturday Penalty Rate at 50% - $8.71 = $29.43 minus agreement rate $22.70 = $6.73 ph worse off

Casual Security Officer Level 2  Casual Rate - $21.32 ph + Saturday Penalty Rate at 50% - $8.96 = $30.28 minus agreement rate $24.50 = $5.78 ph worse off

Working Sundays

Casual Security Officer Level 1  Casual Rate - $20.72 ph + Sunday Penalty Rate at 100% - $17.42 = $38.14 minus agreement rate $22.70 = $15.44 ph worse off

Casual Security Officer Level 2  Casual Rate - $21.32 ph + Sunday Penalty Rate at 100% - $17.92 = $39.24 minus agreement rate $24.50 = $14.74 ph worse off

How does this agreement pass the ‘Better Off Overall Test’ when these allowances and penalties are applied?

In my opinion this processes to approve this agreement are flawed. If we take a similar agreement Bravo 1 Security Services Pty Ltd Enterprise Agreement 2012

http://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/agreements/fwa/AE897551.pdf

This agreement has been thoroughly researched by Fair Work Australia to make sure the agreement complied with ‘Better Off Overall Test’. Even though the pay rates were frozen for the period of the agreement, in the undertaking the base pay rate is higher, reflecting the average amount of wage increases over the period of the agreement. There are also undertakings to pay meal allowance and broken shift allowance. The agreement initially recognizes shift allowances and weekend penalties for which this agreement after approval, does not.

In my opinion Aegis Management Group Pty Ltd /Media Entertainment Arts Alliance (Casual Employees) Enterprise Agreement 2012-2015 is an agreement meant to defraud prospective employees, suspiciously negotiated by a union which is either incompetent or corrupt, approved by a commission process which is indifferent and inept. Angry
 

Ah! Working in Security where finding the real thief could be your employer. Now is the time to check your super account.
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