BIDVEST EBA – 12 DAYS OF VOTE NO!

Bidvest have proposed a sub-standard agreement for you and your mates - it’s not good enough.


This agreement will see a divided yard – you’ll be wearing the same shirt with different rates & different conditions – VOTE NO for a better deal for you, your mates and your family this Christmas!

BIDVEST - ORGANSING FOR POWER

  • YOUR DETAILS

    Improving wages and conditions will directly impact you and your family so please take the time to fill your details below.

The Company has rejected your claim

  • Wage increase of 4.4% (offering 2 %) – Rejected
  • Awards underpin the agreement– (casual rates 25%, overtime (currently 3 hours @1.5 then double) , shift penalties, lunch breaks) – All Rejected.
  • Allowances to equal Award minimums and increase – Rejected.
  • Casual Conversion/commitment to permanent employment (Bne – have said they will in Bne) – Rejected in the regions!
  • Transition to higher classifications and rates of pay for new employee’s – rejected
  • No Reduction in existing Terms and Conditions of Employment – Rejected
  • Extra Superannuation – Rejected.
  • Review of driver classifications – Rejected.

Illegal clause – medical examination;

  • In this agreement – the company can request any medical report from a medical examination they request – we believe this is incorrect as it needs to be governed by the FWA act.

What they have taken away or reduced for new employee’s in this agreement;

New shift workers get less;

  • Shift work penalties  
  • No paid meal breaks for shift work
  • No paid overtime meal breaks
  • Public holiday payments for casuals – no payment  – marked for checking as yet not confirmed!

New day workers get less;

  • Penalty hours – a wider span of ordinary hours (4:00 am to 8:00 pm – was 5:00am – 8:00pm)
  • No late finish allowance (gone – $7.09 per occasion)

New exempted employee’s (staff salaried) classification – these new staff will get no;

  • Shift Allowances
  • Weekend Penalty Rates
  • Freezer Allowance
  • Consolidator Half Freezer Allowance
  • Cash Collection Allowance
  • Overtime
  • Annual Leave loading
  • Public Holiday Entitlement – where work is performed.

What they have taken away from existing employee’s in this new agreement;

  • All overtime meal breaks.
  • Show holiday payments – now an annual leave added at the employer’s discretion (250% pay down to 217.5% pay).

What we have saved 

  • Personal Leave – saved current provisions on evidence and stayed off disciplinary process for “excess leave use.”
  • Employee friendly Redundancy matrix –  redeployment, VAR, then Compulsory
  • 10 hour break or return on double time.

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