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Monash University Enterprise Agreement (Trades and Services Staff Building and Metal Trades Staff) 2009
Part 2 Conditions Of Employment
Section 3 Salaries and Related Matters

26. Higher Duties

26.1 Where required by the University and accepted by the Staff Member, a Trades and Services Staff member who acts in a position of higher classification than that which the Trades and Services Staff member occupies shall be paid a higher duties allowance which shall be regarded as salary for calculating all other types of allowances including overtime. The minimum period of acting in a higher level position is five days.

26.2 For the purposes of determining the minimum periods as outlined above, holidays shall count when the acting at the higher level takes place both before and after the holiday.

26.3 The higher duties allowance shall be the difference between the Trades and Services Staff member's substantive salary and the minimum salary point of the higher level position provided that for a HEW level 4 not employed in grounds performing the full duties of a HEW level 5 position, the allowance shall be the difference between the substantive salary and the salary payable at incremental step 4 of the HEW 5 salary range. If the Trades and Services Staff member is not performing the full range of the duties of the higher level position, they shall be paid a pro rata amount.

26.4 A Trades and Services Staff member shall be eligible to receive an increment at the higher level position if they have served for a continuous period of twelve months at the higher level, or a total period of twelve months over a twenty-four month period.

26.5 If a Trades and Services Staff member is promoted to the higher level position, they shall not suffer any reduction in remuneration and shall be promoted on the same incremental level at which they were acting and any periods of acting at the higher level shall be taken into account in determining future increments

26.6 A Trades and Services Staff member who is acting in a higher level position shall be entitled to continue to receive a higher duties allowance when they proceed on paid leave or a rostered day off, other than long service leave, provided the acting in the higher level position would have continued but for the taking of leave.

26.7 When higher duties allowance payments are included in leave with pay in accordance with clause 26.6, the leave periods in respect of which the payments are included shall be service for the purpose of the granting of increments.