Minimum wage rates to raise from 1 July, including for apprentices and trainees!

On 13 June, the WA Industrial Relations Commission increased the state minimum wage for adult award free employees and all pay rates in WA awards effective from the first pay period on or after 1 July 2018.

Junior rates and rates for apprentices and trainees will also increase.

Location allowances for employees working in regional areas are also increasing from 1 July 2018.

For full details of the new wage rates, please visit the Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety website 

The new pay rates will be available on the Wageline website by Friday 29 June 2018.