The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) is an independent national tribunal that has functions relating to the road transport industry.
The work of the RSRT can affect:
- road transport drivers (both employees and contractor drivers)
- employers or hirers of road transport drivers
- participants in the supply chain in relation to road transport drivers.
The RSRT’s functions include:
- making road safety remuneration orders
- approving and assisting with negotiations for road transport collective agreements
- dealing with certain disputes relating to road transport drivers, their employers or hirers, and participants in the supply chain
- conducting research into pay, conditions and related matters that could affect safety in the road transport industry.
- Draft RSRO on minimum payments for contractor drivers
Draft RSRO on minimum payments for contractor drivers
The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal today 26 August 2015, issued a draft road safety remuneration order and accompanying Statement on minimum payments for contractor drivers.
The issuing of the draft Contractor Driver Minimum Payments Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016 (draft Payments RSRO) follows a period of extensive consultation with interested parties.
To assist parties with calculating the minimum payments provided for in the draft Payments RSRO, the Tribunal has also published a draft payments calculator on its website. The draft payments calculator has been optimised for use on mobile devices.
Interested parties are invited to review the draft Payments RSRO and provide written submissions by midday on Wednesday, 23 September 2015. Written comments in reply to those initial submissions will close at midday on Wednesday, 7 October 2015.
The Tribunal also encourages feedback and comments on the draft payments calculator by Wednesday, 23 September 2015.
- the draft Payments RSRO and accompanying Statement
- the online draft payments calculator
- the media release
26 August 2015