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Pay rates increased on 1 January 2021

The WA minimum wage and WA award rates of pay recently increased by 1.75%.  These pay increases take effect from the first pay period on or after 1 January...

WA long service leave calculator helps thousands of...

In most cases, when employment ends after at least 7 years of continuous employment, an employee is entitled to pro rata long service leave. The WA long...

New award summaries for nurses, spraypainters and sheet...

Wageline has published three new WA award summaries: Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Assistants (Private) Award Industrial Spraypainting and Sandblasting Award...

WA award summary - Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Assistants...

This publication is a summary of the Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Assistants (Private) Award.  On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations...

WA award summary - Industrial Spraypainting and...

This publication is a summary of the Industrial Spraypainting and Sandblasting Award.  On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission...

WA award summary - Sheet Metal Workers Award

This publication is a summary of the Sheet Metal Workers Award.  On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the...

New form streamlines process for making an underpayment...

From today, employees who need to make a complaint to Private Sector Labour Relations about underpayments can use our new Underpayment of wages or...

Australia Day public holiday - Tuesday 26 January 2021

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2021 is Tuesday 26 January. Each WA award prescribes entitlements for public holidays. These entitlements vary from...

Wageline festive season closure - 25 December 2020 to 1...

The Wageline contact centre will be closed from Friday 25 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021, and will reopen at 8:30am on Monday 4 January 2021....

Children working in the school holidays

The school holidays are just starting and many young workers will be keen to earn some extra money by getting a job for the summer break, but in Western...

New resources launched to help combat wage theft

Wageline today launched new resources on the Wageline website at www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/wagetheft to assist all WA employers and employees find the right...

Australia Day 2021 public holiday information

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2021 is Tuesday 26 January. Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award...

Labour Relations Public Holidays in WA
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