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Industrial relations Bill introduced to State Parliament

On 20 October 2021, the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) was introduced into State Parliament. The Bill seeks to make Easter...

Wageline publishes Christmas New Year public holiday...

Wageline has published comprehensive information for state system employers and employees on the public holidays over the Christmas New Year period. This...

Christmas - New Year 2021-2022 award arrangements

This publication provides information on which dates are observed as the public holidays for employers and employees covered by key WA awards. For other WA...

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...

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