Labour relations advisers respond to many enquiries from public sector agencies. Some of the most commonly asked questions and their answers can be found here.
No. The role of the Public Sector Labour Relations is to provide advice to representatives of public sector employers. It is inappropriate for the directorate to also provide advice to employees. This avoids potential conflicts of interest. Employees wishing to seek advice can contact their agency's human resource department or relevant union.
A list of the current agreements, including agency specific agreements, can be found on the Public Sector Agreements page and provides links to the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Some agreements are not available from the websites, and the relevant agency will need to be contacted.
Treasurer's Instructions are issued in accordance with section 78 of the Financial Management Act 2006. The Act makes provision for the administration and audit of the public finances of the State and certain statutory authorities, including the payment of salaries, act of grace payments, and other matters affecting employment entitlements.
Before contacting a Public Sector Labour Relations Adviser, please note the following:
We do not assist public sector employees. This service is for use by public sector labour relations/human resource management practitioners only.
Public sector employees should contact their agency's human resource department or relevant union for advice concerning employment matters.
Private sector employers and employees should contact the department's Wageline service.
All enquiries concerning human resource management issues, senior executive service (SES) attraction and retention benefits should be directed to the Public Sector Commission.
A list of current Public Sector Labour Relations advisers is available.