16. Ordinary Hours of Work

  1. Professional staff collective agreement
    1. Ordinary daily hours” means seven (7) hours per day within the span of hours for the position, or pro rata in the case of part time employees.
    2. Except as provided in clause 16.3, the span of hours of work of employees will be as set out below:
    3. Type of Employee Span of Work
      Shift Workers 70 hours per fortnight averaged over a full shift roster
      Cleaning Staff excluding college cleaners 70 hours per fortnight (Mon-Fri)
      Library & Computer Support Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 9.30pm (Mon-Fri)
      Technical & Research Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 10.15pm
      Domestic Staff (including college cleaners) 70 hours per fortnight between 5.00am & 10.15pm
      Farm Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 5.30am & 6.30pm
      Kitchen & Dining Hall Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 5.30am & 10.15pm
      Sports Union – Non-administrative staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 10.00pm (Mon-Fri); and 8.00am & 10.00pm (Sat & Sun)
      All other Employees (other than casuals but including administrative staff) 35 hours per week (Mon-Fri) or 70 hours/fortnight; between 6.00am & 7.00pm (Mon-Fri)
    4. An employee's span of hours of work will be as follows for those times when the employee is involved in essential work for the conduct of and preparation for:
      • University exams
      • Graduation
      • Residential schools
      • Orientation week
      • Open and career days (including Information Weekend)
      • Such other occasions or categories as may be recommended by the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) and approved by the University.
      Type of Employee Span of Work
      Shift Workers 70 hours per fortnight averaged over a full shift roster
      Cleaning Staff excluding college cleaners 70 hours per fortnight
      Teaching and Learning Centre staff (other than administrative staff) 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 10.30pm
      Library & Computer Support Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 9.30pm
      Technical & Research Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 10.15pm
      Domestic Staff (including college cleaners) 70 hours per fortnight between 5.00am & 10.15pm
      Farm Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 5.30am & 6.30pm
      Kitchen & Dining Hall Staff 70 hours per fortnight between 5.30am & 10.15pm
      Sports Union – Non-administrative staff 70 hours per fortnight between 7.00am & 10.00pm
      All other Employees (other than casuals but including administrative staff) 35 hours per week or 70 hours/fortnight; between 6.00am & 7.00pm
    5. An employee must be rostered off at least four (4) days per fortnight. Two of these days must be a consecutive Saturday and Sunday, except during “essential work” activities as listed in clause 16.3.
    6. In allocating rostered days off to employees, a supervisor will ensure that:
      1. a reasonably equitable allocation of rostered days off is made;
      2. consideration is given to an employee’s religious/cultural obligations;
      3. consideration is given to an employee’s family and community obligations (e.g. sporting commitments and ability to organise childcare).
    7. Where mutually agreed, employees may have their ordinary daily hours or part thereof rostered on any twenty (20) days within a twenty-eight (28) day cycle.
    8. Where it is proposed that an employee’s regular roster or ordinary hours of work be changed, the employee and their representative will be provided with information about the proposed change and be invited to give their views about the impact of the proposed change. Any views will be taken into consideration by the supervisor prior to confirmation of any changes.
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