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Employment laws have changed

State employment laws changed on 20 June 2022.

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Pay rates increase 1 July

WA award and minimum pay rates increase for state system employers and employees on 1 July 2022.

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Nearly $800,000 in underpayments recovered for WA...

In the 2021/22 financial year, Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors recovered $797,977 in unpaid wages and leave entitlements for employees...

WA award pay rates and the state minimum wage increase today

On 23 June 2022, the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission increased the state minimum wage and all pay rates in WA awards effective from the...

1 July 2022 pay rates now available

Wageline now has available the 1July 2022 versions of its WA award summaries which include the new rates of pay that will apply from the first pay period on...

Get your employment records right for the new financial year

Employers should start the new financial year right by making sure they are keeping the correct employment records. Additional record keeping obligations and...

New unpaid family and domestic violence leave entitlement

A minimum entitlement to five days’ unpaid family and domestic violence leave has been introduced for all employees in the state industrial relations system....

Pay slips are now compulsory for all employees

It is now compulsory for all employers in state industrial relations system to provide their employees with pay slips containing specific information.  The...

State wage case decision - State minimum wage and WA...

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has today increased the state minimum wage and all pay rates in WA awards effective from the first pay...

Changes to the Long Service Leave Act have commenced

The WA Long Service Leave Act applies to many state and national system employers and employees in Western Australia.  On 20 June 2022, a number of important...

Changes to state employment laws commenced this week

Earlier this week, 20 June 2022, changes to state employment laws commenced and new employer obligations and employee entitlements were introduced. Visit the...

Location allowance increases for regional employees

Many WA awards require employees to be paid a location allowance when employed in certain regional towns. Location allowances have just been increased by the...

Changes to state employment laws commence today

Today, 20 June 2022, the changes to state employment laws introduced by the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2021 have commenced. Visit the...

Do you employ someone to help in the home?

Do you employ someone to provide domestic services in a private home?  From today, 20 June 2022, employment obligations for household employers are changing....

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