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Pay rates increase 1 January

WA awards and minimum pay rates increase for state system employers and employees on 1 January 2021

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Coronavirus information for private sector state system workers

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Labour Relations

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Do you employ staff in regional areas?

Many WA awards require employees to be paid a location allowance when employed in certain regional towns. The allowance amount varies by town and is paid to...

New WA award summaries for pharmacists and photographic...

Wageline has published two new WA award summaries for the: Retail Pharmacists Award; and Photographic Industry Award The Retail Pharmacists Award covers...

Long service leave in WA

Long service leave is a paid leave entitlement for employees who have continuous employment with one and the same employer for a specified period. The...

Easter is just around the corner

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

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 working over the break, but in Western Australia there...

End of state system JobKeeper provisions

In May 2020, the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission issued the COVID-19 JobKeeper General Order. This General Order applied to private sector...

Wageline expands social media campaign to Twitter

Wageline at the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has launched its Twitter account. The Inquiry into Wage Theft in Western Australia...

Additional rates may apply for working on Easter Saturday

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2021 Easter period are: Good Friday – 2 April Easter Monday – 5 April While Easter Saturday, 3 April is not a...

Anzac Day 2021 public holiday employment entitlements

Under the Western Australia Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, Anzac Day takes place on 25 April, but when that day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the next...

Keeping employment records is your legal responsiblity

All employers covered by the WA state industrial relations system are legally required to keep employment records. The state system covers businesses which...

Pay rates in other languages

Wageline’s Pay rates in languages other than English page provides links to information brochures on employment obligations and pay rates in languages other...

Easter 2021 public holiday employment entitlements

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2021 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 2 April Easter Monday – Monday 5 April If you are covered by the...

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