COLES DC PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2017-2018

December 6, 2017 Know Your Rights Our Rates, Our Rights Our Resources

Information correct for Coles DC’s at Forstlake, Heathwood and Liquor in Queensland.

REMEMBER

All work on public holidays is VOLUNTARY!

UPCOMING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS FOR THE CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR PERIOD ARE:

  • Monday, 25 December 2017;
  • Tuesday, 26 December 2017;
  • Monday, 1 January 2018 &
  • Friday, 26 January 2018.

Where a D.C. does not operate on a Public Holiday and you would have been rostered to work, you are entitled to the day off without loss of pay.

Where a D.C. does operate on a Public Holiday and you would normally have been rostered to work: you may request to work the day or part thereof and shall be paid the appropriate rate or you may elect to be paid at the rate of single time plus applicable shift allowances and take TOIL at the rate of 150%.
When an employee chooses not to work or is not required to work, such employees shall be paid in accordance with point 1 above.

A full-time or a part-time employee working an average of five days per week, any of whose non-working days fall on a Public Holiday, shall be paid by mutual agreement either:
(a) payment of an additional day’s wages, or
(b) addition of one day to the employee’s annual leave, or
(c) another day off with pay to be taken within 28 days after the holiday falls or the week prior to the holiday.

A part-time employee shall be entitled to the provisions of (a), (b) and (c) above when an employee works an alternating roster and the Public Holiday falls on a day on which the employee works in any week of their roster cycle.

4. Shift Allowances are payable on a Public Holiday whether the member works or elects not to work on the Public Holiday.

5. All work performed on Public Holidays is paid at 250% of the part-time rate with a minimum payment of 4 hours pay.

6. PUBLIC HOLIDAY HOURLY RATE OF PAY FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYEES.

GRADE     RATE

Grade 1     $62.0678
Grade 2     $77.5849
Grade 3     $80.1171
Grade 4     $82.8204
Grade 5     $86.8882
Grade 6     $95.4171

PUBLIC HOLIDAY HOURLY RATE OF PAY FOR CASUAL EMPLOYEES.

GRADE     RATE
Grade 1     $77.5849
Grade 2     $96.9811

Afternoon shift allowance: $5.58 per hour.
Night shift allowance: $6.82 per hour

 

Coles DC Public Holiday Clauses SDA Union for Workers in Warehousing

Clause 37.5
Ordinary Time Earnings when the Distribution Centre is closed

Clause 37.6
(i) Work and receive penalty payments
(ii) Be paid at the rate of single time (100%) and take toil at the rate of 150%; OR
(iii) Choose not to work and receive ordinary time earnings

Clause 37.9
(i) Additional day’s wage; OR
(ii) Addition of 1 day to annual leave; OR
(iii) DOIL within 28 days after the holiday

10 hours shifts
In accordance with clause 37.9 ‘day’ will mean 10 hours.