Industrial inspectors recovered $711,766 in unpaid wages and entitlements in 2019-20

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Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors helped employees to recover over $700,000 in unpaid entitlements in the 2019–20 financial year.

232 complaints lodged with Private Sector Labour Relations resulted in $530,036 being recovered for employees whilst $181,730 was recovered as a result of proactive compliance audits in the café and restaurant sector.

Wageline also answered more than 12,800 calls and received 1,104,300 website visits.

Employees who believe they have been underpaid under a WA award, the state minimum conditions of employment or state long service leave laws should visit the Making a complaint page on the Wageline website or contact Wageline on 1300 655 266 for more information.

Inspectors recovered 711766 in 2019/2020
Inspectors recovered 711766 in 2019/2020, by crawlings

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Labour Relations
Department News
21 Jul 2020

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