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Pay rates increase 1 July

WA award and minimum pay rates increase for state system employees on 1 July 2024.

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Report wage theft video

This video shows how to report underpayments of wages or employment entitlements online.

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Family and domestic violence

Paid leave and workplace support for public sector employees

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Long service leave videos

Employers and employees can watch videos that explain the obligations and entitlements under the WA Long Service Leave Act.

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Labour Relations

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Location allowance increases for regional employees

Many WA awards require employees to be paid a location allowance when employed in certain regional towns. Location allowances have just been increased by the...

State Wage Case decision – State minimum wage and WA...

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has today increased the state minimum wage and pay rates in all WA awards effective from the first...

Shop and Warehouse Award - new provisions now in effect

Significant updates to the provisions of the Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award have now come into effect. These changes...

Western Australia Day public holiday information available

The public holiday for Western Australia Day in 2024 is Monday 3 June.   Employment entitlements for public holidays will vary based on an employee's award...

2024 Regional dates for the King's Birthday public holiday

The 2024 regional public holiday dates have been published on the Regional dates for the King’s Birthday public holiday page. Some regional areas in WA hold...

Changes to Shop and Warehouse Award - award provisions...

Significant updates have been made to the working arrangements and other provisions in the state Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments)...

Perth builder underpaying his apprentice hammered by $5...

The owner of Perth carpentry business Integrity Built has been fined $5,000 by the Industrial Magistrates Court for failing to comply with a compliance...

Farm Employees Award – Coverage expanded to dairy industry

The state Farm Employees Award has been updated to expand its coverage to the dairy industry.  This change, which is effective from 1 July 2024, was made as...

Anzac Day 2024 public holiday entitlements

Information for state system employers and employees on employment arrangements for the Anzac Day public holiday on Thursday, 25 April 2024 has been...

Easter public holiday arrangements

Easter is just around the corner. The Western Australian public holidays for the 2024 Easter period are: Good Friday – Friday 29 March Easter Sunday – Sunday...

Employment explainer videos expanded

In 2023, Wageline launched a series of employment explainer videos to help WA employers and employees understand their rights and obligations under state...

When children can work - in the spotlight

With the entertainment industry alive with activity, the spotlight is on young performers and raising awareness of child employment laws in Western Australia...

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