Christmas - New Year 2018/19 public holiday information

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Employee / workerEmployer

The Christmas/ New Year period is rapidly approaching and it is important to understand public holiday obligations for the festive season. This season's public holidays are:

  • Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December 2018
  • Boxing Day, Wednesday 26 December 2018
  • New Year's Day, Tuesday 1 January 2019

Employers and employees should be aware of their employment obligations on these public holidays.

The Christmas New Year 2018/19 public holiday arrangements page provides:

  • An overview of the Christmas/ New Year public holiday arrangements
  • Detailed information on public holiday arrangements for
    • State system award free employees
    • Shop and Warehouse Award
    • Restaurant, Tearoom and Catering Workers Award
    • Hairdressers Award

For more information about employment obligations and entitlements on the upcoming public holidays contact Wageline on 1300 655 266 or via wageline@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Please note Wageline will be closed Monday 24 December to Wednesday 2 January 2019 and reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.

Labour Relations
Department News
06 Nov 2018

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