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Pay rates increase 1 July

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

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Employment rights in WA

Wageline launches education campaign to help WA employers and employees understand employment rights and resolve underpayments.

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Family and domestic violence

Paid leave and workplace support for public sector employees

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Labour Relations

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Queen’s Birthday public holiday information for 2021

The public holiday for the Queen’s Birthday is Monday, 27 September 2021. Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award...

Anonymous wage theft report results in $17,000 in back...

A recent compliance matter that started with an anonymous report of wage theft has resulted in Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors...

Children working at the Perth Royal Show

Children working at the Perth Royal Show It is nearly time for the Perth Royal Show, and Wageline is giving a timely reminder to all business owners, parents...

WA award summary - Municipal Employees Award

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

New WA award summaries for the local government sector

Wageline has published new WA award summaries for the two WA awards that cover employees working in local government authorities in the state industrial...

WA award summary - Local Government Officers Award

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

Underpayments help in languages other than English

Wageline has a range of resources in languages other than English to help employees resolve underpayments and report wage theft. The Report Wage Theft...

Labour hire employer gets $22,000 penalty for underpayments

The owner of a former Perth based labour hire business has been issued a significant penalty of $22,704 for underpaying an international student more than ...

Resources to help small business employers understand...

Wageline has new resources for small business employers at www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/WA-employers to explain: the two systems of employment law that operate in...

New Employee Central information hub for WA workers

The new Employee Central information hub helps WA workers with: working out which industrial relations system covers your employment (this is a really...

Wageline launches Employment Rights in WA community...

Private Sector Labour Relations has just launched a new community education campaign to help Western Australian employers and employees understand employment...

Employment guide helps new state system employers

Wageline has just launched a publication to help small business owners who are new to employing staff. Understanding employment obligations - a guide for new...

Labour Relations Public Holidays in WA
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