Key changes to WA’s industrial relations laws took effect on 20 Jun 2022, with the amendments covering a range of employment provisions including leave, contracts, harassment, and right of entry rules.
The Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (WA) is based on a range of recommendations arising from the 2018 Ritter review of the State industrial relations (IR) system and the 2019 Beech review into wage theft.
For employers covered by the state IR system, the amendments are largely based on existing provisions within the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act). The key changes include:
However, there are a number of changes that impact employers covered by both State and national IR systems. These include:
Written By Justin Lilleyman
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