TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Industrial Relations Act 1984
The Australian Workers' Union, Tasmania Branch
FISH, AQUACULTURE AND MARINE PRODUCTS AWARD
Award variation - Principle 12 - award review process - variation and consolidation - consent matter - application granted - award varied - operative date ffpp 19 October 2000
REASONS FOR DECISION
On 24 May 2000, an application was lodged by The Australian Workers' Union, Tasmania Branch, pursuant to s.23 of the Industrial Relations Act 1984, to vary the Fish, Aquaculture and Marine Products Award, to give effect to the then Principle 16 - Award Review Process of the Wage Fixing Principles.
When the matter came on for hearing on 23 June 2000 Mr R Flanagan appeared for the applicant and Mr J O'Neill appeared for the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Principle 12.1 states:
"12. AWARD REVIEW PROCESS
12.1 The Commission requires that each award is to be reviewed to ensure:
The actual variations sought are set out in Appendix 1 to this decision.
I am satisfied that the variations, outlined in the draft Order, as amended, presented by the parties as a consent document, are consistent with the Wage Fixing Principles as previously determined by the Commission. I hereby determine that the Fish, Aquaculture and Marine Products Award be varied in the manner sought, operative from the first pay period commencing on or after 19 October 2000.
The Order giving effect to this decision is attached.
Date and place of hearing: