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%.
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