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Individual Flexible Employment Contract

RP Emery & Associates offers professionally drafted Employment Agreements to allow you to manage your own staff efficiently and cost effectively.

Flexible Employment Contract Download
Flexible Employment Contract Download

Flexibility under the Fair Work System

The Fair Work Act was introduced in 2009 and reformed employment law in Australia. It introduced National Employment Standards that employers must adhere to. The Fair Work Act also consolidated and modernised various awards, now referred to as Modern Awards.

The Fair Work Act recognises that everyone’s circumstances are different and the stipulations and conditions set out in the Modern Awards will not be in the best interests of all employees or employers.

The Fair Work Act allows certain terms of the Modern Awards to be varied. This allows work conditions to be tailored to suit the individual requirements of employees (or employers), so long as overall, the employee is “better off”.

Flexible arrangements which take into account employees personal needs and priorities can provide staff with greater work value and job satisfaction. This in turn helps employers retain their staff members and reduce staff turnover.

An example of how an Individual Flexibility Agreement works is below:

Julia has a school aged child who needs to be picked up from school at 3.00pm each day. Accordingly, Julia asks if she can vary her working hours under the award in an IFA so that this is possible.

Accordingly, the employer and Julia agree in an IFA that Julia will start work at 6.00am and will finish at 2.30pm each day. Julia may be considered to be 'better off overall' given her personal circumstances.

These types of agreements must still meet minimum obligations and standards such as minimum wages. Under an Individual Flexibile Employment Contract, an employee must be “better off overall”.

The flexible terms that employers and employees can vary under a Modern Award are:-

  • Work hours;
  • Overtime rates;
  • Penalty rates;
  • Allowances; and
  • Leave loading.

RP Emery’s Individual Flexible Employment Contract

Has been professionally drafted to comply with the Fair Work Act, 2009. The Agreement is designed to be used in conjunction with a Modern Award.

The Individual Flexibile Employment Contract Template is available for immediate download. Simply follow the link below to purchase the Agreement.

When you purchase any of RP Emery & Associates professionally drafted employment contract templates, you will have access to all latest updates of the document. And you can use the document again and again. Simply edit the document, save and print! It’s that easy!

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These contracts are also available in a complete solutions pack containing;

  • Full time Employment Agreement - Our Full time Employment Agreement is suitable for all employees employed under a modern award where the standard award entitlements apply.

  • Casual Employment Agreement - This up to date Casual Employment Contract is suitable for casual employees employed under a modern award where the standard award entitlements apply.

  • Permanent Part-time employment Agreement - This up to date Permanent Part-Time Employment Contract is suitable for part time employees employed under a modern award where the standard award entitlements apply.Part-time employees work less hours than full-time employees and receive all the entitlements of full-time employees but on a proportional basis

  • Fixed Term Employment Agreement - This up to date Fixed Term Employment Contract is suitable for Fixed Term employees employed under a modern award where the standard award entitlements apply.

  • Individual Flexibility Agreement is an employment contract between a single employer and employee that modifies the application of a Modern Award or enterprise agreement.

  • Sole Trader Contractor Agreement and Incorporated Contractor Agreement - These Two Contractor Agreements defines the terms and conditions under which a company engages the services of a the contractor. The documents protects the company or payer and binds the contractor through the inclusion of restraint, confidentiality and intellectual property provisions.

  • Employee non-compete agreement
    This agreement prohibits an employee from competing with the employer once s/he has left the employer’s service.

Each employment contract comes with a unique and comprehensive easy-to-follow users guide.  The guide will walk you through the whole process to make sure you have the correct agreement which is fully compliant under the Fair Work Act.

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