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Western Australia Day public holiday

The Western Australia Day public holiday is on Monday 6 June 2022. The Western Australia Day 2022 public holiday page contains information on employment...

2022 Regional dates for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday

The 2022 regional public holiday dates have been published on the Regional dates for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday page. Some regional areas in WA hold...

Get ready for the Easter public holidays

Easter is almost here, so now is a good time for state system employers and employees to check public holiday entitlements for the Easter period. Easter...

Unpaid pandemic leave re-introduced for state system...

An entitlement to two weeks’ unpaid pandemic leave has been re-introduced for private sector state system employees.   The unpaid pandemic leave provisions...

Anzac Day 2022 public holiday entitlements

Wageline has recently published information for state system employers and employees on employment arrangements for the Anzac Day public holiday on Monday,...

Wageline News March edition published

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

Labour Day public holiday entitlements

The public holiday for Labour Day in 2022 is Monday 7 March. Under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, in Western Australia the Labour Day public holiday...

Wageline’s Easter public holiday information now available

Wageline has recently published information to assist state system employers and employees with public holiday arrangements for Easter 2022.    Easter Sunday...

Wageline News February edition published

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

More than $990,000 in unpaid wages and entitlements...

In 2021, Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors helped employees to recover more than $990,000 in unpaid wages and leave entitlements. A total...

Easter Sunday is now a public holiday in Western Australia

The Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, which specifies public holidays for WA, was amended by the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (IRLA...

Metal Trades (General) Award updated

The state Metal Trades (General) Award has been updated by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) and Wageline has published a new WA...

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