These guidelines contain jointly agreed principles for guiding the use of the model COVID-19 IFAs.

They outline the workplace safeguards and supports that should be in place before agreements are entered into with employees.

These guidelines should be read alongside the model COVID-19 Individual Flexibility Agreements (IFAs). Download a copy of the guidelines to find out how the IFAs can help your organisation.

These Guidelines were developed collaboratively by:

It was facilitated by the Fair Work Commission.

The model COVID-19 IFAs have been developed to allow employers, in agreement with workers, for extended shifts during emergency situations. The IFAs options are:

You can read the FAQs to support you in the process.