2 0 obj A.7.2 Judgment and problem solving: Problems require assessment of a range of options having elements of complexity in reaching decisions and making recommendations. NOTE: Under section 345(1) of the Act,a person must not knowingly or recklessly make a false or misleading representation about the workplace rights of another person under clause 21.3. Introduction After extensive negotiations and consultation by the Trade Unions with their members, the Pay Award for April 2020 has now been agreed. Table of Contents. Chancellor Rishi Sunak called it a … Precedent is available from the employer’s internal sources,and assistance is usually available from other professional and/or specialist technical employees in the work area. Penalties,including public holiday penalties and overtime,for casual employees will be calculated on the minimum hourly rate for the classification in which they are employed exclusive of the casual loading. 5.12 An agreement terminated as mentioned in clause 5.11(b) ceases to have effect at the end of the period of notice required under that clause. ●engaged in the collection,removal and/or disposal of,sludge from cess pits and/or grease traps. Allowances to be up-rated by the same percentage increases above. 1.3 A variation to this award does not affect any right,privilege,obligation or liability that a person acquired,accrued or incurred under the award as it existed prior to that variation. (b) An employee who works on an observed and actual public holiday will be paid the penalty rate for working on the observed public holiday,but not both. (a) At the time of any adjustment to the standard rate,each expense-related allowance will be increased by the relevant adjustment factor. (e) Excluding annualised wage arrangement employees to whom clause I.2(f) applies,where an employee works any hours on the declared or prescribed part-day public holiday they will be entitled to the appropriate public holiday penalty rate (if any) in this award for those hours worked. The 2020-21 Public Sector Pay Policy is a single-year policy. 4.6 This award covers employers which provide group training services for apprentices and trainees engaged in the local government industry and those apprentices and trainees engaged by a group training service hosted by a company to perform work at a location where the activities described herein are being performed. (k) Where it is agreed that a casual employee will have their employment converted to full-time or part-time employment as provided for in clause 11.5,the employer and employee must discuss and record in writing: (i) the form of employment to which the employee will convert—that is,full-time or part-time employment;and. For the purpose only of fixing a minimum wage,the adult apprentice must continue to receive the minimum wage that applies to the classification specified in clause 16.1 in which the adult apprentice was engaged immediately prior to entering into the training agreement. A.6.5 Interpersonal skills:Skills to communicate with employees in lower levels and the public. (a) Where an employee is required to work on the observed public holiday they will be paid 250% of the minimum hourly rate for the actual hours worked. Leading hand allowance—Supervisor level 3 or 4—supervising 1 to 5 employees, Leading hand allowance—Supervisor level 3 or 4—supervising 6 to 15 employees, Leading hand allowance—Supervisor level 3,4 or 5—supervising over 15 employees, Adverse working conditions allowance—Level 1, Adverse working conditions allowance—Level 2, Adverse working conditions allowance—Level 3, Camping allowance (operative from 31 January 2014), On-call allowance—Sunday or public holiday, Sleepover allowance—additional to on call allowance in clause 24.6(b). (d) An employee to whom a direction has been given under clause 23.7(a) may request to take a period of paid annual leave as if the direction had not been given. Disputes about whether the employer has discussed the request with the employee and responded to the request in the way required by clause 6,can be dealt with under clause 31—Dispute resolution. (b) Any amount of overtime that has been worked by an employee in a particular pay period and that is to be taken as time off instead of the employee being paid for it must be the subject of a separate agreement under clause 21.3. (a) The annualised wage must be no less than the amount the employee would have received under this award for the work performed over the year for which the wage is paid (or if the employment ceases or the agreement terminates earlier,over such lesser period as has been worked). The assessment of the applicable percentage should be subject to annual or more frequent review on the basis of a reasonable request for such a review. if,on termination of the employee’s employment,the employee has not accrued an entitlement to all of a period of paid annual leave already taken under this agreement,then the employer may deduct from any money due to the employee on termination an amount equal to the amount that was paid to the employee in respect of any part of the period of annual leave taken in advance to which an entitlement has not been accrued. 12 June 2020. On 21 August 2020, UNISON’s NJC committee agreed to accept the pay offer for the year 2020/21, which included: a 2.75% pay increase a one-day increase in the Green Book minimum level of annual leav… (f) Where a regular casual employee seeks to convert to full-time or part-time employment,the employer may agree to or refuse the request,but the request may only be refused on reasonable grounds and after there has been consultation with the employee. 15.1 An employee will not be required to work more than 5 hours without receiving an unpaid meal break of at least 30 minutes. The 2020 Award took effect on the first full pay period to commence on or after 1 July 2020. (d) Where a part-time or full-time employee is usually rostered to work ordinary hours on the declared or prescribed part-day public holiday,but as a result of having a rostered day off (RDO) provided under this award,does not work,the employee will be taken to be on a public holiday for such hours and paid their ordinary rate of pay for those hours. The union’s national joint council committee accepted the offer from employers, but said it fell far short of the 10% claim and did not properly reward key workers for their exceptional contributions throughout the pandemic. Positions require the ability to persuade,convince or negotiate with staff,clients,members of the public,tribunals and persons in other organisations in the pursuit and achievement of specific and set objectives. ●Level 3 working conditions—$11.55 per hour. 26 AUGUST 2020. (d) An agreement under clause 23.10 must state: (i) the amount of leave to be cashed out and the payment to be made to the employee for it;and. A letter have been received by UNISON from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government regarding Local Government pay. Hosted by LGC editor Nick Golding and renowned journalist and presenter of BBC’s Today programme, Justin Webb, the winners and highly commended of the 21 categories were announced, interspersed with live interviews with the various winners. (a) Paid annual leave must not be cashed out except in accordance with an agreement under clause 23.10. NOTE 2: An employer may only refuse a section 65 request for a change in working arrangements on ‘reasonable business grounds’(see section 65(5) and (5A)). (d) The employer must give the employee a copy of the agreement and keep the agreement as a time and wages record. (b) Employees will not be deemed to be on-call-back where the employee works overtime that is continuous with the employee’s ordinary hours. (h) The maximum amount of accrued paid annual leave that may be cashed out in any period of 12 months is 2 weeks. (ii) At the end of each working week the employee will be allowed to return to the employee’s home and in such cases all time reasonably required for travelling to and from the employee’s home will be treated as time worked in addition to the actual time spent working. The positions in Level 8 generally have a major impact upon the day-to-day operations of a function,department or work area of the employer. (a) All reasonable expenses incurred by the employee at the direction of the employer,including out-of-pocket expenses,course fees and materials,telephones,accommodation,travelling expenses and the cost of special protective clothing,incurred in connection with the employee’s duties will be paid by the employer and,where practicable will be included in the next pay period. 33.2 Employee leaving during redundancy notice period. �nݢY��~�����5i4 5P��^��C�$9a]�D;bH���J�c�u��7'"��G-\.��� ��7���LY����WW�4ՉS@"��Z!������*G�)W��U���1��S��;�X�˰��D�fM�,VZF�x]F�����,�����P�ºVٻ�o��}��C��oC���b\h�s��J���m�&�~�Dh��L,��H"}������ ��U&��!���~k�(5K�L;+r :���w�Q�3Z�@��q��]�G��q~T�$�54.�b{�{�P� ����%�������}��؏�>�a,)��:^WU�c���H[��t�t�Lb���Ժ��0�bIa�ŻA*� Q �I���?����di������YQ�I����`�BC_���V���u�E�PD�B��R'�(L�xw� �� B.1 Full-time and part-time adult employees. Review of pay awards 2019: Private-sector pay. (f) Except in the case of unforeseen circumstances arising,the employee will not be required to work the full 3 hours if the job that the employee was recalled to perform is completed within a shorter period. 31.9 Clause 31.8 is subject to any applicable work health and safety legislation. Local government 'must have parity' with NHS on pay. We shared with you the final pay offer made by The NJC for Local Government Services Employers’ side in respect of 2020/21 in our latest news item of 16th April 2020.. There is no requirement to use the form of agreement set out at Schedule F—Agreement to Take Annual Leave in Advance. NOTE:The employer and employee may agree that the employee may take more than 2 weeks’unpaid pandemic leave. Where an assessment has been made,the applicable percentage will apply to the relevant minimum wage only. Proficiency in the application of standardised procedures and practices. (iv) the outer limit number of ordinary hours which would attract the payment of a penalty rate under the award and the outer limit number of overtime hours which the employee may be required to work in a pay period or roster cycle without being entitled to an amount in excess of the annualised wage in accordance with clause 18.1(c). on-hire means the on-hire of an employee by their employer to a client,where such employee works under the general guidance and instruction of the client or a representative of the client. (i) An employee will be paid a camping allowance of $26.55 per night where required to camp at the site of any work: ●because no reasonable transport facilities are available to enable the employee to proceed to and from home each day. The Level 1 working conditions allowance compensates for all adverse conditions associated with working outdoors and/or for moderately obnoxious,offensive or dirty working conditions,including: ●working in hot places where temperatures are artificially raised above 45 degrees Celsius; ●working at heights above 5 metres from the ground or other stable surface,including on temporary structures; ●working in dusty,muddy or dirty conditions; ●cleaning of public toilets and animal shelters; ●operating mechanical and pneumatic equipment; ●handling or use of herbicides,insecticides and/or other poisonous or toxic substances; ●working with dirty materials such as asphalt,concrete,epoxy compounds,green or second-hand timber,insulation materials,grease,oil and other dirty building and construction materials; ●collection,removal and/or disposal of non-putrescible waste; ●collection,removal and/or disposal of non-putrescible waste by mechanical means;and. Staff in the local government sector voted two to one (66%) in favour of the 2020/21 pay award, which will apply to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A.10.6 Qualifications and experience:Employees require a relevant degree or equivalent and management experience. On 24 August 2020, the Local Government Association confirmed that an agreement had been reached in relation to this year’s pay award for those employees covered by NJC terms and conditions (including support staff working in schools). Performance of trades and non-trade tasks incidental to the work. (b) If an employee is allowed time off without loss of pay of more than one day under clause 33.3(a),the employee must,at the request of the employer,produce proof of attendance at an interview. Unless otherwise provided,overtime means all work performed at the direction of the employer: (a) in excess of the employee’s ordinary weekly hours as specified in clause 13.1(a); (b) on days other than ordinary working days as specified in clause 13.1;or. NOTE 1:A employee covered by this award who is entitled to the benefit of clause X.2.1 or X.2.2 has a workplace right under section 341(1)(a) of the Act. E.3.2 This schedule does not apply to any existing employee who has a claim against the employer which is subject to the provisions of workers compensation legislation or any provision of this award relating to the rehabilitation of employees who are injured in the course of their employment. This is despite the union having previously demanded a 10% pay hike. (g) If time off for overtime that has been worked is not taken within the period of 6 months mentioned in clause 21.3(e),the employer must pay the employee for the overtime,in the next pay period following those 6 months,at the overtime rate applicable to the overtime when worked. 4.5 This award covers any employer which supplies labour on an on-hire basis in the local government industry in respect of on-hire employees in classifications covered by this award,and those on-hire employees,while engaged in the performance of work for a business in that industry. (j) If the employee does not accept the employer’s refusal,this will constitute a dispute that will be dealt with under the dispute resolution procedure in clause 31—Dispute resolution. High level of independence in determining direction and approach to issues. Part 1—Application and Operation of this Award, 3. (f) If the employee requests at any time,to be paid for overtime covered by an agreement under clause 21.3 but not taken as time off,the employer must pay the employee for the overtime,in the next pay period following the request,at the overtime rate applicable to the overtime when worked. (c) On-call,call-back and remote response. EXAMPLE:Instead of an employee taking one week’s annual leave on full pay,the employee and their employer may agree to the employee taking 2 weeks’annual leave on half pay. For employees who because of the effects of a disability are eligible for a supported wage,see Schedule E—Supported Wage System. (i) give the employee notice of the transfer of at least the same length as the employee would be entitled to under section 117 of the Act as if it were a notice of termination given by the employer;or. (b) Time spent while on a sleepover shift will not be regarded as ordinary hours or as time worked for any purpose whatsoever. 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