Private sector employers and employees
Telephone: 1300 655 266
Locked Bag 100
East Perth WA 6892
This publication is a summary of the Municipal Employees Award.
This WA award summary includes information on new employer obligations and employee entitlements introduced by the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2021 which commenced on 20 June 2022.
On 23 June 2022 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2022 State Wage Case decision. The WAIRC decision increased WA award rates below $887.40 by $40.90 per week and increased WA award rates of $887.40 and above by 4.65%.
All local government employers now operate in the state industrial relations system
Refer to the human resources area of the local government to check whether this award applies.