This publication is a summary of the Municipal Employees Award.
On 24 June 2021 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2021 State Wage Case decision. The WAIRC decision grants a 2.5% per week increase in WA award rates of pay from the first pay period on or after 1 July 2021.
This WA award summary applies to local governments in the state industrial relations system.
This summary does not cover local governments operating in the national system.
For more information visit the Guide to who is in the WA state system page. If the local government is in the national system visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website www.fairwork.gov.au