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Keep informed about upcoming changes to state employment...

Changes to state employment laws introduced by the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (IRLA Act) will commence in early 2022. Employers and...

Public holidays for 2022 and 2023

If you are planning ahead for 2022 and 2023, you can find the public holiday dates for this year and next year on the Public holidays page. This year, Easter...

Wageline News January edition published

The January edition of the Wageline News has just been published. Read this latest edition on the Wageline News page. 

Easter Sunday to be a public holiday in WA

Easter Sunday will be established as a public holiday in Western Australia, and new provisions are being implemented in the state industrial relations system...

Employment obligations for household employers are changing

Changes to state employment laws are coming, and when these changes commence in early 2022, household employers will have a range of new employment...

Australia Day public holiday information available

The public holiday for Australia Day in 2022 is Wednesday 26 January. Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award...

Wageline festive season closure 2021-2022

Wageline will be closed from 4.30pm Friday, 24 December 2021 to Monday, 3 January 2022, and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 4 January 2022. Information on...

Court imposes penalty on Broome restauranteur for ‘cash...

Martin Long – owner of Broome restaurant Ginreab Thai - has been penalised almost $3,000 for wilfully misleading an industrial inspector. During 2021,...

Changes to state employment laws passed by State Parliament

On 16 December 2021, the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 was passed by State Parliament. The new state employment laws introduced by the...

WA award summary - Printing Award

This publication is a summary of the Printing Award.  On 24 June 2021 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2021 State...

New online system streamlines underpayment complaints

Employees who have been underpaid wages or leave entitlements under state employment laws can now access Wageline’s streamlined online underpayments...

New WA award summary for printing industry employees

Wageline has published a new WA award summary for the Printing Award. The Printing Award covers employees working in the printing industry, including artists...

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