This publication assists employees to independently make a claim to the Industrial Magistrates Court (IMC) for unpaid entitlements under state industrial laws and state industrial instruments.
The Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is able to investigate alleged underpayments of:
- WA award pay rates and leave entitlements
- minimum pay rates and leave entitlements under the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act
- long service leave entitlements under the Long Service Leave Act.
Information on the process for making a complaint to the department about underpayment of wages or entitlements is on the Making a complaint about underpayment of wages or entitlements page.