Clause 15: alternate work organisation

15.1 The Department and the Association agree to facilitate flexible work organisation in schools as follows:

15.1.1 The principal or employees in a school or other workplace may seek to vary its organisation in order to improve service to students and/or to improve employees’ working arrangements, provided that:

(i) the proposal can be implemented within the school's current overall staffing entitlement or funded from the school’s budget allocation;

(ii) consultation is undertaken with staff in accordance with the provisions of clause 26, Consultation of this award;

(iii) consultation with, parents, and relevant community groups is undertaken where appropriate; and

(iv) consideration is given to equity and gender and family issues involved in the proposal.

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