Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

The 2017 State Wage Case

The State Wage Case is held pursuant to section 50A of the Industrial Relations Act, 1979.  This obliges the Commission before 1 July in each year to make a General Order setting the minimum wage under the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act, 1993 for employees over the age of 21, for apprentices and for trainees. The General Order also adjusts rates of wages paid under State awards.  More information can be found here.

The State Wage Case 2017 is listed for 18 and 19 May 2017, and an additional date to be advised after the Annual Wage Review decision of Fair Work Commission.

The Notice can be viewed here.
  Submissions and submissions in reply are due to be filed by 4 and 11 May 2016 respectively.  Once available, they can be viewed here.

Proceedings will be webcast and can be viewed here.


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