This guide illustrates best practices in implementing individual flexibility regimes in the workplace. For specific information on your minimum legal obligations, please contact the organizations in the “More Information” section at the end of this manual. The flexibility clause used in a registered agreement will indicate which clauses can be changed. Typical conditions that can be made include a flexibility agreement: it was a request by the Minister to reconsider one aspect of a decision to approve an enterprise agreement. In the first case, the Commission found that the flexibility clause contained in the enterprise agreement did not meet the requirements of a flexibility clause, as it did not have the effect of repealing the terms of the enterprise agreement. The Commission therefore decided that the standard flexibility clause would be part of the agreement. What can be included in an IFA depends on whether it is a modern premium or an enterprise agreement. Modern rewards and enterprise agreements must include flexible conditions that contain provisions that can be modified by an IFA, such as working hours.B. IFAs will be used, but they should be used on an individual basis and not on a group basis. There may be other ways to achieve the same goal. B the inclusion of compensation in an employment contract, so that a higher amount of compensation can compensate for higher premium duties, such as overtime.B. Otherwise, caution should be exercised in the use of AFIs (especially pro formas) and in the search for intangible benefits for workers, such as . B time off instead of overtime payments.

If there is no notion of flexibility in the enterprise agreement or if there is not one, but it does not meet all the requirements, the concept of standard flexibility defined in the Fair Work Regulations is considered a concept of agreement. [4] The IFA aims to introduce flexibility in the workplace to meet the needs of both employers and workers. This may include terms and conditions that better take into account the needs of the business or an employee`s personal situation. Greater flexibility can have positive effects on staff engagement, efficiency and job satisfaction, which can have positive side effects on activity. The power to make an IFA derives from the flexibility clause in the modern price. The Fair Work Act provides that each modern price and enterprise agreement includes a “test flexibility” clause. In theory, this clause allows an employer and an employee to agree on an IFA that varies the impact of the Modern Prize or the Enterprise Agreement, so that it can meet “the real needs of the employer and the individual worker” in an individual context. Premium rights for one of these five contracting issues may be varied by agreement between an employer and a single worker, provided the worker is “better off” overall under the AFI. An IFA appears to be a clause in a modern arbitration award or enterprise agreement and can be applied as such. In recognition of this, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) requires that modern enterprise agreements and rewards contain a flexibility clause allowing employers and workers to effectively tailor certain rights to their needs.