We need YOUR feedback
January 19, 2017 Big W DC
Yesterday the company put these two offers to the negotiating teams:
|Package A||Package 1|
|1||4 year agreement at 2% per year on wages & allowances = 8.24%||1||2 year agreement at 2% per year on wages only = 4.04%|
|2||AL at half Pay||2||AL at Half Pay|
|3||Cash out Al||3||Cash Out AL|
|4||Salary Sacrifice arrangement to purchase additional leave||4||Salary Sacrifice arrangement to purchase additional leave|
|5||Boot Allowance – Perm & Casuals – $100 for boots/Hi Vis ( able to keep boots) – one free polo||5||Boot Allowance – Permanents only – $100 for boots only ( return of boots) – one free polo|
|6||1 Hour notice to cancel full shifts to casuals||6||1 Hour notice to cancel full shifts to casuals|
|7||2 Hour min engagement for training/voluntary meetings||7||2 Hour min engagement for training/voluntary meetings|
|8||Increases in allowances (excl shift allowances) each year of agreement||8||No Increases in allowances.|
|9||Maximum of AL at 8 weeks – direct to take 2 weeks leave leaving min of 4 weeks.||9||Maximum of AL at 6 weeks – direct to take 2 weeks leave leaving min of 4 weeks.|
|10||One rest pause up to 8 hours, additional break after 8 hours (Note: Big W Claim to offset costs by additional 15 mins work time)||10||One rest pause up to 8 hours, additional break after 8 hours(Note: Big W Claim to offset costs by additional 15 mins work time)|
|11||Meal breaks greater than 6 hours||11||Meal breaks greater than 6 hours|
|12||Redundancy 10 years or greater get 16 weeks.||12||Redundancy 10-15 yrs = 14 weeks; 15-20 yrs = 15weeks; 20 year or more = 16 weeks.|
|13||Ability to access Natural Disaster leave – 2 days leave taken from personal leave||13||N/A|
|14||Ability to extend Compassionate leave with access to personal leave||14||N/A|
|15||Ability to access Domestic Violence Leave with accrual of personal leave.||15||N/A|
|16||Recredit of AL when ill/injured in leave period when personal leave could have been accessed||16||N/A|
|17||Blackout period reduced between 16th Nov to 24th Dec||17||N/A|
These are YOUR RATES and YOUR RIGHTS we are negotiating and only you can decide if they are enough.
We need you to let us know:
- Which offer you prefer?
- What’s most important to you?
- Is there anything here you don’t want?
- Is there anything you’d rather have?
Before we can move forward we need to know what you want.
To tell us, see Wendy, Gavin or Paul, your SDA Delegates, or ring our offices on (07) 3833 9500
YOUR RATES, YOUR RIGHTS, let’s hear YOUR VOICE!