WA award summary - Shop and Warehouse Award

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Effective from the first full pay period on or after 5 June 2024, the Shop and Warehouse Award will be updated. The updates to the Shop and Warehouse Award amend award provisions to better reflect contemporary retail trading arrangements.

The current WA award summary outlines the conditions that continue to apply until the day before the effective date.  

Visit the Changes to the Shop and Warehouse Award page for details on the upcoming changes to coverage and provisions of the award.

This publication is summary of the Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award.

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 ot financial corporations 
  • incorporated associations 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 www.fairwork.gov.au


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Last updated 17 Apr 2024

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