1 CITATION: tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . 2017 STATE Wage Case Reprint QUEENSLAND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION. Industrial Relations Act 2016 - s. 980 - reprint of AWARD tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . Following the Declaration of the General Ruling in the 2017 STATE Wage Case (matter numbers B/2017/16. and B/2017/19), the tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 is hereby reprinted, pursuant to s. 980 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016 . I hereby certify that the AWARD contained herein is a true and correct copy of the tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD . STATE 2016 as at 1 September 2017. Dated 1 September 2017. [ ] J.
2 Steel Industrial Registrar tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . Table of Contents Page PART 1 - Title and Operation .. 4. 1. 4. 2. Operation .. 4. 3. Definitions and interpretation .. 4. 4. Coverage .. 6. 5. The QUEENSLAND Employment Standards and this AWARD .. 7. 6. Enterprise flexibility and facilitative AWARD 7. PART 2 - Dispute Resolution .. 8. 7. Dispute resolution .. 8. PART 3 - Types of Employment, Consultation and Termination of 10. 8. Types of employment .. 10. 9. Termination of employment .. 15. 10. Redundancy .. 15. 11. Consultation - Introduction of changes .. 18. PART 4 - Minimum Salary Levels, Allowances and Related Matters.
3 19. 12. Classifications and minimum salary levels .. 19. 13. Allowances .. 31. 14. Superannuation .. 36. tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . PART 5 - Hours of Work and Related Matters .. 36. 15. Hours of duty .. 36. 16. Meal break .. 43. 17. Rest pauses .. 43. 18. Overtime .. 44. 19. Non-attendance time - Educators .. 49. 20. Class sizes - Educators .. 50. PART 6 - Leave of Absence and Public Holidays .. 51. 21. Annual leave .. 51. 22. Personal leave .. 53. 23. Parental 53. 24. Long service leave .. 54. 25. Domestic violence leave .. 54. 26. Special leave .. 54. 27. Public holidays .. 55. 28. Jury service.
4 56. PART 7 - Transfers, Travelling and Working Away from Usual Place of Work .. 56. 29. Transfer and appointment expenses .. 56. 30. Travelling and relieving expenses .. 57. 31. International travel and relieving expenses .. 57. 32. Leave and travel concessions - isolated centres .. 57. 33. Excess travel time .. 58. 34. Travel associated with delivery - Educators .. 58. 35. Transfer of employees .. 59. PART 8 - Training and Related Matters .. 59. 36. Training, learning and development .. 59. 37. Professional development and release to 59. PART 9 - Union Related Matters .. 60. 38. Union 60. 39. Union encouragement.
5 60. 40. Union delegates .. 61. 41. Industrial relations education leave .. 61. 42. Right of 61. Schedule 1 - Educator Classification Standards .. 64. Page 2 of 103. tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . Schedule 2 - tafe Services Classification Standards - Administrative Stream .. 70. Schedule 3 - tafe Services Classification Standards - Professional Stream .. 79. Schedule 4 - tafe Services Classification Standards - Technical Stream .. 84. Schedule 5 - tafe Services Classification Standards - Operational Stream .. 89. Schedule 6 - Transitional Arrangements - Certain Leading Vocational Teachers .. 93. Schedule 7 - Certain Short Term Casual Employees and Pieceworkers.
6 94. Schedule 8 - Organisational (Flexible) Hours of Work 96. Schedule 9 - Cleaners employed by STATE Government Departments and Agencies .. 100. Schedule 10 - Supported Wage System .. 102. Page 3 of 103. tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . PART 1 - Title and Operation 1. Title This AWARD is known as the tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . 2. Operation This AWARD , made on 9 June 2016 , operates from 5 January 2017. 3. Definitions and interpretation Unless the context otherwise requires, in this AWARD : Act means the Industrial Relations Act 2016 . afternoon shift means: for Support employees - any shift commencing at or after 1200 and at or before 1800; or for Facilities and Operations employees - any shift commencing at or after 1000 and before 1800.
7 And finishing subsequent to 1800 and at or before 2400. appointment on merit means a person is employed by tafe QUEENSLAND in a role (other than in a casual engagement) for which they have been assessed by tafe QUEENSLAND as demonstrating superior merit against the key attributes of the role as compared to other applicants Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) means the national system of recognition for the issue of vocational qualifications base qualification means a qualification which is considered by the Chief Executive to be equivalent to an apprenticeship or similar qualification broken work means where the ordinary hours of duty of a day worker are subject to a break in continuity other than for the purposes of meal breaks to a maximum of one hour and rest pauses calendar year means the period between 1 January and 31 December.
8 Inclusive Chief Executive means the Chief Executive Officer of tafe QUEENSLAND classification level comprises a minimum salary rate plus a number of steps/paypoints in a particular stream through which employees will be eligible to progress classification standards means a broad, concise statement of the duties, skills, responsibilities qualifications, and experience indicative of a given classification level Commission means the QUEENSLAND Industrial Relations Commission contact time means time spent by an Educator teaching/delivering course content continuous service in the same role means: a role which is essentially the same ( a payroll officer may provide a service to different client groups); or rotation through a range of duties within a generic role description ( rotation through financial and payroll processing duties under a generic entry-level role description); or a cumulative total of two years' service in the same role in tafe QUEENSLAND , provided that the breaks in employment do not exceed a total of three months in the previous two year period Page 4 of 103.
9 tafe QUEENSLAND AWARD STATE 2016 . day shift means any shift worked as part of a non-continuous shift work system which is not an afternoon shift or a night shift day work means a single period of work (excluding a meal break) performed during the spread of ordinary hours which is not part of a non-continuous shift work system day worker means a tafe Services employees who performs day work dependant means a spouse, de facto partner, or registered partner and a child of the employee under 21 years of age, who is not in receipt of wages per week in excess of the QUEENSLAND Minimum Wage Educator means an employee classified under the Educator stream employee means a person employed by tafe QUEENSLAND whose salary or rate of pay is fixed by this AWARD and who is classified under this AWARD and engaged in the QUEENSLAND Vocational Education and Training Sector Facilities and Operations employee means an employee employed in a calling listed in clause (a)(iii) whose industrial arrangements prior to operation of this AWARD were underpinned by one of the pre-modernisation awards listed in clauses (a)(iii)(A), (B)
10 Or (C). General Manager means the position responsible for a Region increment means an increase in salary from one step/paypoint to the next highest step/paypoint within a classification level Leading Vocational Teacher means an Educator who performs the duties of a Leading Vocational Teacher prescribed in clause of Schedule 1. live work means practical work where students perform different tasks on full scale class exercises conducted on campus premises, including workshops as well as at locations external to the campus night shift means: for Support employees - any shift commencing at or after 1000 and before 1800 and finishing subsequent to 1800 and at or before 2400; or for Facilities and Operations employees - any shift commencing at or after 1800 and before 0600.