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REMOTE WORK POLICY


________ (ACN................................................) ("Employer")


Effective Date: ________

(1) INTRODUCTION

Due to the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), the Employer will allow its employees to work remotely to limit the spread of the virus.

Accordingly, this Remote Work Policy (the "Policy") provides rules, practices, and procedures for our employees who work remotely. It describes who can work remotely, when remote work may be permitted, remote work schedule, best practices and guidelines to follow, and the legal rights of employees working remotely.


(2) SCOPE

This Policy applies to all employees of ________ ("Employees").


(3) ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for remote work, an Employee is required to do as follows:

________


(4) DURATION

Employees may continue to work remotely until the end of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.


(5)
REMOTE WORK SCHEDULE

The work schedule for remote Employees is as follows:

________


(6) BEING AVAILABLE FOR WORK

During work hours, Employees must make themselves available for work in the following manner:

________


(7) REPORTING

Employees must report to the Employer in the following manner:

________


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(9) WORK LOCATION

(a) All Employees are required to work in a suitable work space, whether at their place of residence or in some other location. To ensure maximum productivity while working remotely, Employees should:

(I) Choose a quiet and organised work environment that is free from distraction;

(II) Ensure that they have adequate internet connection, which meets the reasonable requirements of their job.

(b) In the event that an Employee does not have a suitable work space at their place of residence, then it is the Employee's responsibility to arrange an appropriate work space at some other location (such as at a coworking space).

(c) The Employer may inspect the Employee's work environment to ensure that it is suitable for working and does not reduce the Employee's productivity. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Employer shall not be liable for any environmental hazard or injury that may occur in the remote environment.


(10) RISK ASSESSMENT

(a) The Employer may require a risk assessment to be undertaken in relation to the Employee's proposed work environment, in order to manage any risks to the health and safety of the Employee or any other person in connection with the Employee's work.

(b) The said risk assessment may be conducted in the following manner:

________


(11) WORK TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

(a) The Employer will provide the necessary work tools and equipment required for the job upon request ("Equipment").

(b) The Equipment remains the property of the Employer and should be kept in good condition. Specifically, Employees must:

________

(c) Equipment should be used for work-related assignments and projects, and not for personal use.

(d) In the event that the Employee's Equipment is lost, stolen, broken, damaged, worn out, obsolete or otherwise in need of an upgrade ("Equipment Issues"), it is the Employee's responsibility to ensure that such Equipment Issues do not unreasonably interfere with the Employee's work. The Employee should notify the Employer as soon as reasonably practicable, if any Equipment issues are interfering with the Employee's work.

(e) In the event that the Employee's Equipment is lost, stolen, broken or damaged as a consequence of the Employee's failure to take reasonable care of the Equipment, then the Employer reserves the right to require the Employee to compensate the Employer for any replacements or repairs.


(12) INSURANCE

(a) The Employer may organise insurance to cover the Equipment, on such terms as the Employer determines from time to time.

(b) The Employee must not do anything to void the Employer's Equipment insurance in relation to the Equipment.

(c) In the event that the Employer's Equipment insurance is rendered void as a result of the Employee's breach of this Policy, an employment agreement, or any of the Employer's other policies or guidelines, then the Employer reserves the right to require the Employee to compensate the Employer for any replacements or repairs to the Equipment.


(13) COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

(a) Remote Employees are entitled to remuneration, leave and other employment benefits in accordance with their employment contract.

(b) Remote Employees may be entitled to receive overtime pay, for any overtime that they work, subject to the approval of the Employer.

(c) In addition, remote Employees shall be entitled to the following benefits:

________

(d) Aside from the compensation and benefits specifically identified in this clause, or as otherwise identified in an Employee's employment contract, Employees (including remote Employees) will not be entitled to any other compensation or benefits.


(14) CONFERENCES AND TRAINING

All Employees will also be allowed to attend training, conferences and other meetings that are made available. Accordingly, the Employer will notify all Employees of any relevant training or conference.


(15) WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

(a) All Employees are responsible for maintaining safe workplaces and generally promoting workplace safety, whether or not they are working remotely.

(b) Employees must comply with all applicable occupational health and safety laws and relevant policies, procedures and directions ("OHS Rules").

(c) It is each Employee's responsibility to make sure that they fully understand any applicable OHS Rules. In the event that an Employee does not understand any applicable OHS Rules they must raise the matter with a manager or supervisor as soon as possible.

(d) Employees must take part in any programmes or training in relation to workplace safety, as reasonably required or directed by the Employer.

(e) Employees must at all times use and/or wear any applicable safety equipment as required or directed by the Employer.

(f) Employees must only perform tasks which they are authorised, qualified, trained and licensed to perform.

(g) If an Employee discovers, observes, or is involved in any workplace accident, injury, or hazard, the condition must be immediately addressed and reported.

(h) If an Employee genuinely believes that a particular task would be unsafe, then they must refuse to undertake the said task, and must contact their manager or supervisor as soon as possible to discuss the matter. In the event that a manager or supervisor is asking the Employee to undertake a task which the Employee believes is unsafe, then the Employee may contact a higher level manager or supervisor to discuss the matter.

(i) In the event that an Employee is provided with any safety training in connection with their employment, it is the Employee's responsibility to make sure that they fully understand the said safety training. If the Employee does not understand the said safety training then they must raise the matter with a manager or supervisor as soon as possible.

(j) Employees must notify us of any injury, illness, or other matters which may increase the risk to the safety of the Employee or any other person in connection with their employment.

(k) Employees must observe the following additional rules regarding safety:

________


(16) OTHER POLICIES

In addition to this Policy, Employees are required to be familiar with, and to comply with, all other Employer workplace policies and guidelines which may apply from time to time.


(17) MODIFICATION OF THIS POLICY

The Employer reserves the right to modify and revise this Policy from time to time. If any fundamental change is made, Employees will be notified of such changes.


(18) COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT

(a) Every remote Employee must comply with all the provisions of this Policy, as non-compliance shall attract disciplinary measures and may lead to dismissal.


(19) HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT OR SEEK ASSISTANCE

For further information about this policy or to discuss any matters related to it, Employees may contact a supervisor or manager.


(20) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

(a) The Employee acknowledges and confirms that the Employee has read and understood this Policy, and agrees to comply with this Policy.

(b) The Employee acknowledges and understands that this Policy is intended to serve as a guide and does not create any contractual obligation on any party.

(c) The Employee acknowledges that the Employer reserves the right to modify the policies, procedures and other provisions contained in this Policy.



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Employee Signature


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Employee Name


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Date

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REMOTE WORK POLICY


________ (ACN................................................) ("Employer")


Effective Date: ________

(1) INTRODUCTION

Due to the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), the Employer will allow its employees to work remotely to limit the spread of the virus.

Accordingly, this Remote Work Policy (the "Policy") provides rules, practices, and procedures for our employees who work remotely. It describes who can work remotely, when remote work may be permitted, remote work schedule, best practices and guidelines to follow, and the legal rights of employees working remotely.


(2) SCOPE

This Policy applies to all employees of ________ ("Employees").


(3) ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for remote work, an Employee is required to do as follows:

________


(4) DURATION

Employees may continue to work remotely until the end of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.


(5)
REMOTE WORK SCHEDULE

The work schedule for remote Employees is as follows:

________


(6) BEING AVAILABLE FOR WORK

During work hours, Employees must make themselves available for work in the following manner:

________


(7) REPORTING

Employees must report to the Employer in the following manner:

________


(8) 52228855 88252855885

(________) 2522 8252822 52222282, 522822228 2582:

(________) 5522 52822288888822 225 5288825822 25285 282 82528255 58 525225 8825 25285 8522588825 25 2525225;

(________) 855822 8252 52558, 528222 25285 222852 222252 525 522222822 22 25285 8252;

(________) 855252 22 25285 522222 8252 88525582 82 52852822 22 5222255282, 8252 52558, 852528 525 22228228;

(________) 822822 5 8522588825 25 2525225 82 2522 552 22822 22 82 252 22 8222582 52 522 2822 555822 25285 885255825 8252 52558;

(________) 528552 2552 25285 8252 88525582 28258528 8825 252 8252 885255828 22 522 828252258 58 2585 58 88 228288552 22 22228288282 82885825522 525 2252252 25285 8252 552828;

(________) 25222282 522252 522 825228582 828852228, 82255828 25 888228828 2552 28855 85882 8252822 52222282;

(________) 25222282 522252 522 222222858 5525558 2552 252 25882 82 252 52282222'8 8252 22885222222;

(________) 2522 85522822 25 225822822 252 52282222'8 8252 22885222222, 252 522222822 22 522 228 222222858 5525558 2552 252 25882;

(________) 528552 2552 522 22 252 52282222'8 522222 8252 555522222228 822282 8825 588 22 255 22888828 525 2528255528;

(________) 82 8888822, 82 25252 88 5 855222 82 252 52282225'8 528585222228, 25 82 252 52282222'8 22582258 8858528252828, 22 528828 525 225822 25285 522222 8252 555522222228;

(________) 88288282 25528882522 82 522 2528288 22 528828 525 82252822222 22 522222 8252 555522222228;

(________) 2252822 52222282 88 222 5 8588282522 225 85885 8552, 8552 225 52 2852582 25 58858825 52852882 25 22525 522225222 8552. 522822228 552 52822288882 225 22855822 2552 52252258522 85885 8552 25 522225222 8552 555522222228 552 82 28582 85882 8252822 52222282.


(9) WORK LOCATION

(a) All Employees are required to work in a suitable work space, whether at their place of residence or in some other location. To ensure maximum productivity while working remotely, Employees should:

(I) Choose a quiet and organised work environment that is free from distraction;

(II) Ensure that they have adequate internet connection, which meets the reasonable requirements of their job.

(b) In the event that an Employee does not have a suitable work space at their place of residence, then it is the Employee's responsibility to arrange an appropriate work space at some other location (such as at a coworking space).

(c) The Employer may inspect the Employee's work environment to ensure that it is suitable for working and does not reduce the Employee's productivity. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Employer shall not be liable for any environmental hazard or injury that may occur in the remote environment.


(10) RISK ASSESSMENT

(a) The Employer may require a risk assessment to be undertaken in relation to the Employee's proposed work environment, in order to manage any risks to the health and safety of the Employee or any other person in connection with the Employee's work.

(b) The said risk assessment may be conducted in the following manner:

________


(11) WORK TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

(a) The Employer will provide the necessary work tools and equipment required for the job upon request ("Equipment").

(b) The Equipment remains the property of the Employer and should be kept in good condition. Specifically, Employees must:

________

(c) Equipment should be used for work-related assignments and projects, and not for personal use.

(d) In the event that the Employee's Equipment is lost, stolen, broken, damaged, worn out, obsolete or otherwise in need of an upgrade ("Equipment Issues"), it is the Employee's responsibility to ensure that such Equipment Issues do not unreasonably interfere with the Employee's work. The Employee should notify the Employer as soon as reasonably practicable, if any Equipment issues are interfering with the Employee's work.

(e) In the event that the Employee's Equipment is lost, stolen, broken or damaged as a consequence of the Employee's failure to take reasonable care of the Equipment, then the Employer reserves the right to require the Employee to compensate the Employer for any replacements or repairs.


(12) INSURANCE

(a) The Employer may organise insurance to cover the Equipment, on such terms as the Employer determines from time to time.

(b) The Employee must not do anything to void the Employer's Equipment insurance in relation to the Equipment.

(c) In the event that the Employer's Equipment insurance is rendered void as a result of the Employee's breach of this Policy, an employment agreement, or any of the Employer's other policies or guidelines, then the Employer reserves the right to require the Employee to compensate the Employer for any replacements or repairs to the Equipment.


(13) COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

(a) Remote Employees are entitled to remuneration, leave and other employment benefits in accordance with their employment contract.

(b) Remote Employees may be entitled to receive overtime pay, for any overtime that they work, subject to the approval of the Employer.

(c) In addition, remote Employees shall be entitled to the following benefits:

________

(d) Aside from the compensation and benefits specifically identified in this clause, or as otherwise identified in an Employee's employment contract, Employees (including remote Employees) will not be entitled to any other compensation or benefits.


(14) CONFERENCES AND TRAINING

All Employees will also be allowed to attend training, conferences and other meetings that are made available. Accordingly, the Employer will notify all Employees of any relevant training or conference.


(15) WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

(a) All Employees are responsible for maintaining safe workplaces and generally promoting workplace safety, whether or not they are working remotely.

(b) Employees must comply with all applicable occupational health and safety laws and relevant policies, procedures and directions ("OHS Rules").

(c) It is each Employee's responsibility to make sure that they fully understand any applicable OHS Rules. In the event that an Employee does not understand any applicable OHS Rules they must raise the matter with a manager or supervisor as soon as possible.

(d) Employees must take part in any programmes or training in relation to workplace safety, as reasonably required or directed by the Employer.

(e) Employees must at all times use and/or wear any applicable safety equipment as required or directed by the Employer.

(f) Employees must only perform tasks which they are authorised, qualified, trained and licensed to perform.

(g) If an Employee discovers, observes, or is involved in any workplace accident, injury, or hazard, the condition must be immediately addressed and reported.

(h) If an Employee genuinely believes that a particular task would be unsafe, then they must refuse to undertake the said task, and must contact their manager or supervisor as soon as possible to discuss the matter. In the event that a manager or supervisor is asking the Employee to undertake a task which the Employee believes is unsafe, then the Employee may contact a higher level manager or supervisor to discuss the matter.

(i) In the event that an Employee is provided with any safety training in connection with their employment, it is the Employee's responsibility to make sure that they fully understand the said safety training. If the Employee does not understand the said safety training then they must raise the matter with a manager or supervisor as soon as possible.

(j) Employees must notify us of any injury, illness, or other matters which may increase the risk to the safety of the Employee or any other person in connection with their employment.

(k) Employees must observe the following additional rules regarding safety:

________


(16) OTHER POLICIES

In addition to this Policy, Employees are required to be familiar with, and to comply with, all other Employer workplace policies and guidelines which may apply from time to time.


(17) MODIFICATION OF THIS POLICY

The Employer reserves the right to modify and revise this Policy from time to time. If any fundamental change is made, Employees will be notified of such changes.


(18) COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT

(a) Every remote Employee must comply with all the provisions of this Policy, as non-compliance shall attract disciplinary measures and may lead to dismissal.


(19) HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT OR SEEK ASSISTANCE

For further information about this policy or to discuss any matters related to it, Employees may contact a supervisor or manager.


(20) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

(a) The Employee acknowledges and confirms that the Employee has read and understood this Policy, and agrees to comply with this Policy.

(b) The Employee acknowledges and understands that this Policy is intended to serve as a guide and does not create any contractual obligation on any party.

(c) The Employee acknowledges that the Employer reserves the right to modify the policies, procedures and other provisions contained in this Policy.



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Employee Signature


.......................................................
Employee Name


.......................................................
Date