WA award summary - Hotel and Tavern Workers Award

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Employee / workerEmployer

This publication is a summary of the Hotel and Tavern Workers Award. 

This award is likely to apply to employees working for hotels. Employees working for motels are likely to be covered by the Motel, Hostel, Service Flats and Boarding House Workers Award.

On 12 June 2024 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2024 State Wage Case decision increasing the minimum rates of pay from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2024. The details of the decision are on the State Wage Case decision page and the rates in this award summary have been updated to reflect the new rates.

To view pay rates for previous years visit the Previous WA award summaries page.

This WA award summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations systemIt covers businesses (and their employees) that operate as:

  • sole traders
  • unincorporated partnerships 
  • unincorporated trust arrangements 
  • incorporated associations and other non-profit bodies that are not trading or financial corporations

This summary does not cover businesses and organisations in the national industrial relations system which operate as: 

  • Pty Ltd businesses that are trading or financial corporation 
  • incorporated assocoiations and other not-for-profit bodies that are trading or financial corporations

If the business or organisation is in the national system visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website.

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Last updated 10 Jul 2024

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