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Casual theatre employees rates

Consistent with ANU Enterprise Agreement 2013 - 2016, the Live Performance Award 2010 applies to staff employed at Llewellyn Hall and other School of Music venues.

Job code GTHT is used for all casual venues staff - to be paid on the earnings codes table, with the conditions set out below.

Live Performance Award (LPA) 2010

The ordinary hours of work for a casual staff member will be a minimum of 3 consecutive hours per day. Ordinary hours may be worked from Monday through to and including Sunday between the hours of 7.00am and 12 midnight.
A casual staff member who is required to work for more than 4 hours will be entitled to a minimum meal break of 30 minutes.

The appropriate rate for casual staff is calculated by dividing the rate per week set out in the award for the relevant classification level by 38 and adding 25 per cent loading on such hourly rates.
Casual employees are not paid per performance. Employees may be required to work on a number of performances during an engagement.

Where casual employees are required to work on the same day on at least 3 short performances (defined in the Award), and there is a break between any two of the short performances of at least 2 hours, they must be paid a minimum call for each such performance of 2 hours.

For all work performed on Sundays and public holidays a staff member must paid at double time with a minimum payment of 4 hours.
A casual staff member who works more than 8 hours per day will be paid overtime at the rate of time and a half for the first two hours and double time thereafter (Note: Casual staff are not eligible to be paid the 25% loading for overtime).

A casual employee who works more than 38 hours (excluding overtime worked and paid on a daily basis) in any one week will be paid for all hours in excess of 38, at the rate of time and a half for the first (4 hours and double time thereafter (Note: Casual staff are not eligible to be paid the 25% loading for overtime).

The following rates of pay are effective from 19 June 2014.

Rates of pay

Casual staff employed under the Live Performance Award 2010 are paid in accordance with the following table:

Code Classification Weekly rate % Rates - casual hourly effective 19 June 2014
H31 Level 1 – Trainee only $640.90 25 $21.08
H32   Level 1 – Trainee only (Sun, PH & night)     100   $33.73
                 
H33   Level 2 (Mon to Sat)   $697.00   25   $22.93
H34   Level 2 (Sun, PH & night)       100   $36.68
                 
H35   Level 3 (Mon to Sat)   $732.10 25   $24.08
H36   Level 3 (Sun, PH & night)       100   $38.53
                 
H37   Level 4 (Mon - Sat)   $746.20 25   $24.55
H38   Level 4 (Sun, PH & night)       100   $39.27
                 
H39   Level 5 (Mon - Sat)   $769.50 25   $25.31
H40   Level 5 (Sun, PH & night)       100   $40.50
                 
H41   Level 6 (Mon - Sat)   $793.00 25   $26.09
H42   Level 6 (Sun, PH & night)       100   $41.74
                 
H43  

Level 8 (Mon - Sat)
(Production & Support Staff Level 7)  

$843.80 25   $27.76
H44   Level 8 (Sun, PH & night)
(Production & Support Staff Level 7)  
    100   $44.41
                 
H65   Level 10 (Mon – Sat)
Theatre House Manager
(Production & Support Staff Level 8)  
$872.90 25   $28.71
H66   Level 10 (Night shift)
Theatre House Manager
(Production & Support Staff Level 8)  
    100   $45.94
                 
H61   Recording allowance*           15.9%

* Details of when a recording allowance may be payable can be found in clause 44.2 of the Live Performance Award 2010
 
Follow this link to access the full Live Performance Award 2010. For further information about the information set out on this page contact: Remuneration & Conditions Staff at:

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Updated:  18 July 2014/Responsible Officer:  Director, Human Resources/Page Contact:  HR Systems