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Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus

The Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus page of the Wageline website provides detailed information for state system employers and employees on...

Circular 4/2020 – COVID-19 and employment flexibilities

Circular 4/2020 sets out workforce flexibilities available to public sector employers.  The State Government is monitoring the situation in relation to COVID...

Employment impacted by COVID-19 coronavirus

Information update Two different industrial relations systems operate in Western Australia the state system and the national fair work system. The state...

Pay rates for working on Easter Saturday

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2020 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 10 April Easter Monday – Monday 13 April While Easter Saturday is...

Café owner ordered to serve up more than $33,000 in...

The owner of a now-closed North Perth café has been ordered by the Industrial Magistrates Court to back pay $24,337 in unpaid award wages and interest to...

Easter 2020 public holiday employment entitlements

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2020 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 10 April Easter Monday – Monday 13 April If you are covered by...

Labour Day public holiday entitlements

The public holiday for Labour Day in 2020 is Monday 2 March.    Under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, in Western Australia the Labour Day public...

Novel coronavirus and absence from work

Background   1. The State Government is monitoring the situation in relation to novel coronavirus and responding accordingly. 2. The current response...

Reporting wage theft in WA

Western Australian workers can visit the wage theft website at www.wagetheft.wa.gov.au for assistance with how to: seek help with resolving an underpayment...

Nail salons audit finds widespread underpayment

One in four nail salons were found to be non-compliant with state employment laws in a proactive compliance audit undertaken by industrial inspectors at...

Evaluation report - Employment obligations in nail salons...

In late 2018 the Private Sector Labour Relations (PSLR) division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety commenced a proactive compliance...

Anzac Day 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...

Labour Relations Public Holidays in WA
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