4.3 Penalty Rates

4.3 Penalty Rates

4.3.1 The following penalties are paid to Staff Members in addition to the ordinary rate of pay where rostered ordinary hours of duty correspond with the periods set out below:

Shift Work

Allowance

Early Morning Shift Monday-Friday

Commencing at or after 4.00am and before 6.00am

10% of ordinary rate for time worked

Day Shift Monday-Friday

Commencing at or after 6.00am and before 10.00am

No allowance

Afternoon Shift Monday-Friday

Commencing at or after 10.00am and before 1.00pm and concluding at or after 6.00pm

10% of ordinary rate for time worked

Evening Shift Monday-Friday

Commencing at or after 1.00pm and before 4.00pm and concluding after 6.00pm

12.5% of ordinary rate for time worked

Night Shift Monday-Friday

At or after 4.00pm and before 4.00am

15% of ordinary rate for time worked

Permanent Night Shift (defined below)

30% of ordinary rate for time worked

Saturday

At or after midnight Friday and before midnight Saturday

50% of ordinary rate for time worked

Sunday

At or after midnight Saturday and before midnight Sunday

75% of ordinary rate for time worked

Public holidays

150% of ordinary rate for time worked

4.3.2 Permanent Night Shift is a shift which does not rotate or alternate with other shifts so as to give the Staff Member at least one-third of their working time off night shifts in each roster period.

4.3.3 If a Staff Member seeks but is not required to work ordinary duty at times which commence at or after the times set out for shifts or to work ordinary duty on Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday, shift or other penalties will not apply.

4.3.4 Casual-Specific Provisions

(a) Casual Staff Members are entitled to payment at overtime rates for work in excess of seven or, by mutual agreement, 10 hours on any day or 35 hours in a week.

(b) A Casual Staff Member who, at the request of the University, works on Saturday, Sunday and/or a public holiday will be paid the applicable shift penalty. Payment will be calculated by applying the relevant shift penalty to the Staff Member's casual hourly rate of pay.

(c) All other conditions will be as specified in the Hours of Work and Associated Conditions clause.

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