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Employee & Industrial Relations

The employment landscape in the wine industry is increasingly demanding. SAWIA has a specialist employment team with wine industry experience to provide the skills, advice and assistance when you need it. We also advocate for our members on reforms to workplace laws and in response to proposed laws and government policy. 

Our expert consultancy services are available to all Australian wineries. As a member of SAWIA you benefit from preferential consultancy rates, together with free access to advice or assistance.

We can provide advice and practical solutions in a number of areas, including, but not limited to:

  • pay 
  • salaries and wages
  • market salary information for 457-visa sponsorship
  • employment contracts
  • performance, termination and redundancy
  • human resource management, including recruitment
  • Fair Work Act 2009
  • Wine Industry Award 2010 and other Modern Awards
  • long service leave
  • labour hire and contractors
  • discrimination, bullying and harassment