Over $660,000 recovered in unpaid wages and entitlements

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Industrial inspectors in Private Sector Labour Relations recovered $664,456 in unpaid wages and entitlements in the 2022/23 financial year.

In the last 12 months, industrial inspectors completed 258 workplace investigations relating to underpayments under state employment laws, including wages under WA awards, and long service leave entitlements under the WA Long Service Leave Act.

State system employers can learn how to find the correct legal minimum pay rate for their employees by watching Wageline’s video on this topic on the Finding the right pay rates page. 

Information on long service leave obligations is available on the Long service leave page.

Labour Relations
Department News
18 Jul 2023

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