Horticulture Award Changes. 

Horticulture Award Changes. 

The farming and horticulture industries are a large focus for ProcessWorx, as many of our clients are farmers located right here in Western Australia. In our experience, we get a lot of confusion from employers surrounding employer obligations. As a family owned...
Commuting is taking a toll.

Commuting is taking a toll.

Getting to work in Australia is officially a nightmare with Australian city worker’s commute times blowing out over an hour in most cities around the country, increasing 20% in the last 10 years. In a recently published study by Household, Income and Labour Dynamics...
National Safety Week

National Safety Week

The final week of July was National Farm Safety Week!  Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries to work in due to the combination of hazards.  These include plant, chemicals, noise, dust, sun exposure, working with animals as well as the fact many in the...
FairWork Ombudsman stops for no one.

FairWork Ombudsman stops for no one.

Attention owners and operators in the hospitality sector, check now that you are paying the correct award rates – the Fair Work Ombudsman stops for no one. In the last week we have seen it all over the news. A celebrity chef, and owner of many venues, has been hit...
Amended whistleblowing laws come in effect as of 1st July 2019

Amended whistleblowing laws come in effect as of 1st July 2019

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblowing Protections) Act 2019 received Royal Assent in early March 2019 and will be taking effect, to strengthen the whistle-blower protection regime covering corporate Australia. Once it becomes law as of 1st July 2019 it...
Are you Single Touch Payroll ready?

Are you Single Touch Payroll ready?

From 1 July 2019 Single Touch Payroll (STP) will be the new way of reporting tax and super information to the ATO. It’s very important to ensure you are ready for these changes as it will affect all businesses owners and operators from 1 July 2019. STP works by...
3% wage increase effective as of 1st July 2019

3% wage increase effective as of 1st July 2019

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3% wage increase effective as of the first pay period from the 1st July. The 3% increase will increase the minimum wage to $740.80 per week or $19.49 per hour. The 3% increase will apply to: Employees that get their rates from...
Crucial changes to the Working Holiday (417 & 462) visa in Australia.

Crucial changes to the Working Holiday (417 & 462) visa in Australia.

Four major changes are going into effect 1 July 2019 for Working Holiday makers in Australia. Let us break down what this means for workers and employers: Third-year visa for subclass 417 and 462 visa holdersWorking holiday makers on their second year can extend their...
Don’t underpay or you will get caught.

Don’t underpay or you will get caught.

A new set of priorities has been set for Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) in a tough crackdown on employers underpaying their employees. Fast food, restaurants, cafes, horticulture, supply chain risks, franchisors and sham contracting are the new focus for 2019/20 financial...
Modern awards – a fresh reminder.

Modern awards – a fresh reminder.

Awards have remained as a cornerstone of Australia’s industrial relations for over a century. Modern awards are legal documents that specify the minimum pay rates and conditions of employment across more than 100 industries and occupations in Australia. Modern awards...

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