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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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Wageline launches social media campaign following Wage...

A new social media campaign to educate employers and employees in Western Australia has been launched by Wageline at the Department of Mines, Industry...

WA award summary - Aboriginal Communities and...

This publication is a summary of the Aboriginal Communities and Organisations Award.  On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission ...

State system pay rates increase on 1 January 2021

In June 2020, the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2020 State Wage Case decision. The WAIRC decision granted a 1.75% per...

Wage audit finds four out of five inspected cafes and...

Wage inspections have uncovered nearly $350,000 in underpayments for hospitality workers, as part of a 12 month compliance campaign by industrial inspectors...

Christmas New Year 2020-21 public holiday information

The Christmas New Year period is fast approaching.  This season's public holidays are: Christmas Day, Friday 25 December 2020 Boxing Day, Saturday 26...

Wageline’s opening hours increasing

Effective Monday 5 October, Wageline’s opening hours have changed and Wageline will now be open an extra hour each week.  Wageline’s new standard operating...

Know your obligations when employment ends

Wageline receives many enquiries each week about employer obligations and the entitlements owed to employees when employment ends through resignation,...

State system JobKeeper provisions extended

On 15 May 2020 temporary state system COVID-19 JobKeeper provisions were introduced for private sector state system employers and employees who are...

Reporting wage theft in WA

Western Australian workers can find out how to report deliberate underpayment of wages or entitlements at www.wagetheft.wa.gov.au. The Reporting wage theft...

1 January 2021 pay rates now available

New versions of the WA award summaries and the Minimum pay rates for award free employees are now available which include the pay rates that come into effect...

Industrial inspectors recovered $711,766 in unpaid wages...

Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors helped employees to recover over $700,000 in unpaid entitlements in the 2019–20 financial year. 232...

WA long service leave calculator reaches 5000 users

Wageline’s WA long service leave calculator was launched in May 2020, and has already been used by employers and employees over 5,000 times. The WA long...

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