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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...

Getting Employment Right Grants Program

As part of the State Government’s strategies to combat wage theft, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is co-ordinating the...

WA award summary – Social and Community Services (Western...

This publication is a summary of the Social and Community Services (Western Australian) Interim Award.  The 2020 WA award summary on this page include the...

WA award summary – Crisis Assistance Supported Housing...

This publication is a summary of the Crisis Assistance, Supported Housing Industry - Western Australian Interim Award.  On 26 June 2020 the Western...

State wage case decision – WA Industrial Relations...

On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2020 State Wage Case decision. The WAIRC decision grants a 1.75%...

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