Education Services (Teachers) Award 2010 (MA000077)

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This article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types and tags that are included as part of the pre-built Education Services (Teachers) Award package. For further information about this award, refer to http://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/modern_awards/award/ma000077/default.htm

Key Updates

August 2018

Allowance rate update for Kilometre Allowance - Car (above and below ATO limit). Further information can be found at ATO.

1 August 2018

The award has been updated to reflect changes made as part of the Fair Work Decision 4 year review of modern awards. The determination for the new clause in the modern award allowing employees to take unpaid leave to deal with family and domestic violence can be found here. Family and Domestic Violence leave applies from the first full pay period on or after 1 August 2018. Further information can be found at Fair Work.

Employees, including part-time and casual employees are entitled to 5 days unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year of their employment. The 5 days renews each 12 months of their employment but does not accumulate if the leave is not used.

A new leave category has been created - “Family and Domestic Violence Leave” and a new Work Type - “Family and Domestic Violence Leave taken”.  The Leave Allowance Templates and any impacted rule conditions have also been updated.

28 June 2018

The Award has been updated to reflect the Fair Work Commission’s national minimum wage increase of 3.5% from its Annual Wage Review 2017-18 decision. This also includes updates to expense-related allowances.

These changes come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2018. Please install these updates AFTER you have finalised your last pay run prior to the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2018.

Additionally, the following changes have been made as part of this update:

  1. New laundry allowance pay categories and rule conditions were created to reflect the ATO threshold maximum limits for claiming of laundry (not dry cleaning) for deductible clothing under the Award. Further information can be found in the “Cleaning of Work Clothing” section of this ATO article.
  2. The Payment Summary Classification settings for Allowance based pay categories have been updated as per STP requirements.

 

 

March 2018

  1. Fix any auto meal break rules so that they don't apply to leave requests
  2. Updated allowance pay categories configuration.  e.g. changed payment summary classifications.
  3. Created Kilometre allowance pay categories - above and below ATO limits

 

Installing and Configuring the Pre-Built Award Package

For details on how to install and configure this Pre-built Award Template, please review the detailed help article here.

Work Types

Annual Leave
Choose this work type when annual leave was taken.

Compassionate Leave
Choose this work type when compassionate leave was taken.
 
Unpaid Leave
Choose this work type when unpaid leave was taken.
 
Long Service Leave
Choose this work type when long service leave was taken.

Time off in lieu of Overtime
Use this work type when an employee elects to receive time off in lieu rather than be paid for any overtime they are entitled to for this shift. This only applies to employees employed in early childhood services operating for at least 48 weeks per year. Refer to Schedule B (B.4.2) of the Award.
 
Vehicle Allowance – Motorcycle
Use this work type to record the number of kilometres an employee has travelled using a motorcycle in the performance of their duties, up to a maximum of 400 kilometres per week. Refer to clause 15.4(a)(ii) of the Award. 

Vehicle Allowance - Motor Car
Use this work type to record the number of kilometres an employee has travelled using a motor vehicle in the performance of their duties, up to a maximum of 400 kilometres per week. Refer to clause 15.4(a)(i) of the Award.
 
Public Holiday Worked
Use this work type where an employee has worked on a gazetted public holiday.

10 hr shift (approved by employee)
Choose this work type when, by agreement between an employer and a permanent employee, the employee is rostered for up to 10 hours (rather than the usual 8 hours). This only applies to employees employed in early childhood services operating for at least 48 weeks per year. Refer to Schedule B (B.1.3) of the Award.
 
Meal break on Site
Use this work type where an employee employed in an early childhood service is required to remain on the premises during their meal break. Such meal break will be paid. Refer to clause 20.2 of the Award.

Minimum Half Day
Use this work type when a casual employee employed in a school needs to be paid for a minimum of half a day. Refer to clause 14.5(b)(i) of the Award.
 
Minimum Quarter Day
Use this work type where a casual employee employed in a children’s service or early childhood education service needs to be paid for a minimum of half a day. Refer to clause 14.5(b)(ii) of the Award.

Tags

Permanent Night Shiftworker
Assign this tag to an employee who is rostered on a non-rotating night shift whereby their shifts do not rotate or alternate with other shifts so as to give the employee at least one third of their shifts off night shift in each roster cycle. Such employee will be paid a 30% shift loading for hours worked. 
 
RDO Entitlement
Assign this tag to an employee where agreement has been made between the employee and employer that the employee will accrue 24 minutes for each eight hour day worked to give the employee an entitlement to take rostered days off. This only applies to employees employed in early childhood services operating for at least 48 weeks per year. Refer to Schedule B (B.2) of the Award.
 
Shiftworker
Apply this tag to an employee who is undertaking shift work in accordance with Schedule B.5.2 of the Award. This only applies to employees employed in early childhood services operating for at least 48 weeks per year
 
TIL of OT
Assign this tag if the employee elects to always accrue time in lieu rather than be paid overtime.
 
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