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.
- Payments and associated issues for contractor drivers - records on existing payments and timetable for submissions
Payments and associated issues for contractor drivers - records on existing payments and timetable for submissions
The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (Tribunal) has issued a Statement concerning payments and associated issues for contractor drivers covered by the Road Transport and Distribution and Long Distance Operations Road Safety Remuneration Order 2014.
Records on existing payments
The Tribunal requires hirers of contractor drivers listed in the Statement to provide the Tribunal with a copy of the records they are required to keep under the Road Safety Remuneration Regulation 2012 and any work diaries or copies of work diaries of contractor drivers covered by those records that are in the possession of the hirer. The records and work diaries required are for the period 4 May 2015 to 10 May 2015 inclusive.
The records and work diaries must be provided to the Tribunal by 4 June 2015.
Timetable for submissions
Interested persons are invited to make submissions on the KPMG research on minimum payments for contractor drivers, the 2014 report on conferences about payments for road transport drivers and any other matters relevant to payments and associated issues for contractor drivers.
Written submissions close on 29 June 2015 and submissions in reply close on 27 July 2015.
The Tribunal will conduct hearings as requested or necessary in the week commencing 24 August 2015.
Read the Statement
Go to the KPMG research
15 May 2015