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New pay rates available

WA award and minimum pay rates have increased by $18 per week.

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GA7 registered

The GA7 Agreement was registered on 8 December, 2017.

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Family and domestic violence

Paid leave and workplace support for employees.

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Labour Relations

Announcements & Publications

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...

Do you know the laws on employing children in WA?

All businesses which employ children must comply with the laws on where, when and at what age children can be employed.  The Children and Community Services...

Wageline reaches 1.5 million website visits in 2017/18

Wageline continues to be a valuable service for employers and employees in Western Australia. In the last financial year, Wageline had 1.5 million website...

Racist signs condemned by DMIRS

Racist signage at Pinjin Station has been condemned by the department The posting of racist signs in Pinjin in the Goldfields is resoundingly condemned by...

Location allowance 2018

Many WA awards require employers to pay an employee working in certain regional towns a location allowance to compensate for the additional cost of living,...

1 July 2018 pay rates are now available

The 1 July 2018 pay rates are now available on the Minimum pay rates for award free employees page and the WA award summaries page of the Wageline website. ...

Wageline news flash - WA award and minimum pay rates to...

Today the WA Industrial Relations Commission increased the state minimum wage for adult award free employees and all pay rates in WA awards effective from...

Anzac Day 2018

The Anzac Day public holiday is this Wednesday 25 April 2018. Regardless of whether your business is closed on this public holiday you should check you are...

2018 regional Queen's Birthday public holiday dates

Some regional areas in Western Australia hold the Queen's Birthday public holiday on an alternative date. The dates for these regional areas are now...

Common questions about long service leave

Do casuals get long service leave? What happens to an employee's long service leave when I buy a business? How do I calculate long service leave? These are...

Labour Relations Public Holidays in WA
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