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State system COVID-19 JobKeeper provisions introduced

Temporary state system COVID-19 JobKeeper provisions have been introduced for private sector state system employers and employees who are participating in...

Accountancy firm ordered to pay former employee more than...

The Industrial Magistrates Court has ordered chartered accountancy firm Hall Chadwick (WA) Pty Ltd to pay a former tax accountant $21,604.79 for unpaid long...

Regional dates for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday

Some regional areas in Western Australia hold the Queen's Birthday public holiday on different dates. The dates for 2020 are now available on the Regional...

Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibilities now...

An entitlement to two weeks’ unpaid pandemic leave has been introduced for private sector state system employees. New flexibility provisions enabling...

Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus

The Employment impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus page of the Wageline website provides detailed information for state system employers and employees on...

Circular 4/2020 – COVID-19 and employment flexibilities

Circular 4/2020 sets out workforce flexibilities available to public sector employers.  The State Government is monitoring the situation in relation to COVID...

Employment impacted by COVID-19 coronavirus

Information update Two different industrial relations systems operate in Western Australia the state system and the national fair work system. The state...

Pay rates for working on Easter Saturday

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2020 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 10 April Easter Monday – Monday 13 April While Easter Saturday is...

Café owner ordered to serve up more than $33,000 in...

The owner of a now-closed North Perth café has been ordered by the Industrial Magistrates Court to back pay $24,337 in unpaid award wages and interest to...

Easter 2020 public holiday employment entitlements

The Western Australian public holidays for the 2020 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 10 April Easter Monday – Monday 13 April If you are covered by...

Labour Day public holiday entitlements

The public holiday for Labour Day in 2020 is Monday 2 March.    Under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972, in Western Australia the Labour Day public...

Novel coronavirus and absence from work

Background   1. The State Government is monitoring the situation in relation to novel coronavirus and responding accordingly. 2. The current response...

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