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Child employment laws

Laws prohibit employment of children under 15 in the equestrian industry.

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Nail salon employment

Staff working in nail salon businesses in the state industrial relations system must be paid the correct wages.

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Family and domestic violence

Paid leave and workplace support for employees.

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Labour Relations

Announcements & Publications

Make sure you nail correct payment of nail salon workers

A campaign to promote compliance by nail salon businesses in the state industrial relations system with their legal obligations to pay staff correct wages...

Christmas - New Year 2018/19 public holiday information

The Christmas/ New Year period is rapidly approaching and it is important to understand public holiday obligations for the festive season. This season's...

Compliance audit - employment of children in equestrian...

In September 2018, Private Sector Labour Relations conducted an education campaign promoting compliance by horse riding schools and equestrian centre...

Know your obligations and entitlements when employment ends

Wageline answers many enquiries each week about employer obligations relating to termination, and the entitlements owed to employees when employment ends...

Compliance campaign results in over $15,000 in unpaid...

Private Sector Labour Relations Division industrial inspectors have recently conducted a proactive compliance campaign focused on small businesses in the...

Queen's Birthday public holiday 2018

This year the Queen’s Birthday public holiday in Western Australia will be held on Monday 24 September 2018. Some regional areas in Western Australia hold...

Employment essentials for the Perth Royal Show

Business owners who are planning to employ children at the Perth Royal Show must comply by the employment of children provisions of the Children and...

Small business fined $22,000 for underpayment of apprentice

The owner-operators of a plumbing and gas fitting business in the Perth Hills have been fined $22,000 for underpaying their apprentice plumber over a period...

Child employment campaign kicks off for horse riding...

Wageline is providing horse riding schools and equestrian centre businesses across WA with information about their obligations for employing children as part...

Over $400,000 in unpaid worker entitlements recovered in...

Industrial Inspectors in the Private Sector Labour Relations Division assisted Western Australian workers recover a total of $458,290 in unpaid wages and...

Differences between employment and subcontracting

One of the commonly asked questions to Wageline is about the key differences between subcontractors and employees. If a person is engaged as a subcontractor...

Casuals are entitled to long service leave

A common misconception amongst employers and employees is that casual employees are not entitled to long service leave. The state long service leave...

Labour Relations Public Holidays in WA
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