$40 Million recovered for workers.


Fair Work Ombudsman have just revealed their 2018-2019 Annual Report findings, including a significant increase in recovered wages, record visits to Fair Work Ombudsman resources and firm enforcement of workplace laws.

18,000 underpaid employees equaled $40 million in recovered figures during the 2018-2019 financial year – the highest on record.

Other key wins from Fair Work Ombudsman included:

  • 29,000 workplace disputes between workers and businesses resolved.
  • 17.8 million visits to www.fairwork.gov.au to access information.
  • $4.4 million in court-ordered penalties.
  • $479,900 in on-the-spot fines for pay slip and record-keeping breaches.
  • 2800 workplace audits
  • 16,000 anonymous reports received

The Fair Work Ombudsman rules and regulations are no joke. ProcessWorx make it easier for all types of businesses to ensure they are HR compliant.



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Marisa Ross

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Marisa is an experienced and motivated HR professional with a strong HR generalist and business operations background with a focus on employee relations, performance management, leadership training & development, workers compensation & injury management, and employee retention. Marisa holds a Bachelor of Human Resource Management and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science with a minor in Counselling. Having worked in a variety of industries from SMEs to large blue-chip organisations, Marisa is passionate about enriching employee experience, employee retention, and building leadership capability in people management.

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Aimee has a strong understanding of Workplace Health and Safety Legislation and standards and has extensive HSEQ experience in a number of industries. Aimee has a great ability to engage across all levels of organisation, including field teams, leadership and external stakeholders. Aimee ensures Health and Safety Management Systems are compliant to legislation, effectively implemented and understood by all. Aimee has a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety and qualifications in auditing and incident investigations. Aimee is passionate about coaching and developing small businesses towards a positive safety culture.