This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000002] Clerks Private Sector Award, also known as CPSA.

We have built these awards in line with the weekly interpretation as provided by Fair Work.

http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000002

CPSA Interpretation

There are 6 sectors for Full-Time and Part-Time;

  • Full Time

  • Full Time - Shiftworker

  • Full Time - Permanent Night Shiftworker

  • Part Time

  • Part Time - Shiftworker

  • Part Time - Permanent Night Shiftworker

There are 3 sectors for Casuals - All casuals must be paid for a minimum of 3 hours

  • Casual

  • Casual - Shiftworker

  • Casual - Permanent Night Shiftworker

***Important Note for Casual Employees: The 25% casual loading has not been included in this award. Employers should add the 25% casual loading to each casual employee's base hourly rate in Deputy for proper functioning of the award.***

Full-Time

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.25x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x 

Full-Time - Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x 

  • Sun @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 1.50x 

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

Full-Time - Permanent Night Shiftworker

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.1539x 

  • Sun @ 1.1539x  

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1539x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.5384x 

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 1.5384x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1539x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.5384x 

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 1.5384x

  • PH @ 1.5384x  

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 1.5384x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.5384x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1539x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1539x

Part-Time

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.25x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • M-Sat Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x 

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.25x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x 

Part-Time - Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x 

  • Sun @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 1.50x

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

Part Time - Permanent Night Shiftworker

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.1539x

  • Sun @ 1.1539x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1539x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.5384x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 1.5384x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1539x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.5384x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 1.5384x

  • PH @ 1.1539x

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 1.5384x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.5384x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1539x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1539x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1539x 

Casual

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.20x 

  • Sun OT @ 1.80x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • M-F 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • M-F 7pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • Sat 12am-7am - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • Sat 12:30pm-12am - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 

  • M-Sat Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x 

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 1.80x 

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.20x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x 

Casual - Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x 

  • Sun @ 1.40x 

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ 1.12x 

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.12x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 1.80x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x

  •  M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 

Casual - Permanent Night Shiftworker

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.1291x 

  • Sun @ 1.1291x  

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1291x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.4516x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Daily OT @ 1.4516x

  • PH @ 1.1291x  

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.1291x  

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.4516x

  • Sat-Sun & PH Weekly OT @ 1.4516x

  • Less than 8 hours break @ 1.4516x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.4516x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1291x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1291x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.1291x  

Allowances - Not Automated

  • First Aid Allowance

  • Laundry Allowance - Full Time

  • Laundry Allowance - PT/Cas

  • Meal Allowance

  • Meal Allowance (exceeding 4hrs overtime)

  • Vehicle Allowance - Motorcycle

  • Vehicle Allowance - car (Up to ATO limit)

  • Vehicle Allowance - car (Above ATO limit)

To add the allowances into the export please follow the below instructions;

Approve the timesheet and unapprove the pay.

Add in the shift loading and number of units/hours.

Approve the pay.

Conditions that have not been included

Who is affected What should happen Can this be done in Deputy 

  • All Employees - Higher Duties: If an employee works at a higher classification, pay the higher rate - This can be done in Premium through Area based pay. 

  • Part Time Employees - Overtime should be calculating at the employee’s “Ordinary Hours” per week, rather than at 38 hours. - This can be done in Enterprise. 

  • All employees - Automated Allowances - This can be done in Enterprise 

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