Easter is just around the corner

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Easter is almost here and before the long weekend begins, employers and employees in the state industrial relations system should check their employment entitlements for the Easter period.

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2021 Easter period are:

  • Good Friday – 2 April
  • Easter Monday – 5 April

The Easter 2021 public holiday page provides information on employment entitlements for:

  • award free employees
  • Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award
  • Restaurant, Tearoom and Catering Workers Award
  • Hairdressers Award.

For information on other WA awards, please view the WA award summaries or contact Wageline on 1300 655 266.

While Easter Saturday, 3 April is not a public holiday in Western Australia, some WA awards require employees to be paid additional rates on this day.

Employers and employees in the national industrial relations system should visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website for information on public holiday employment entitlements.

Wageline’s opening hours over the Easter period

The opening hours over the Easter period are:

  • Friday 2 April (Good Friday) - Closed
  • Monday 5 April (Easter Monday) - Closed
  • Tuesday 6 April - 9am – 4.30pm
Labour Relations
Department News
01 Apr 2021

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