The dispute that had arisen related to the meaning of ‘usual place or places of duty’. Victoria Police has previously advocated that the divisional van could constitute a usual place of duty.
On 11 July, following a dispute raised by TPAV, Fair Work clarified the operation of the part- day meal claim (clause 79 of our Agreement) for members. Fair work determined that;
Victoria Police and TPAV will develop guidelines to support this outcome and access their meal claim entitlements in these circumstances.
We are pleased with this outcome, one that in our view represents a fair and common-sense outcome for our members.