• ATO enterprise agreement 2011

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    Section A - About this agreement

    1. Aims of the agreement

    The aims of this Agreement are to facilitate:


    a. The ATO's role as a quality service provider responsive to the needs of Government and the Australian community - to deliver business outcomes and maintain community confidence so that it remains the Government's agency of choice.


    b. The ATO remaining a quality and attractive employer - so it can:


    i. be competitive in recruiting and retaining employees;

    ii. appropriately reward and recognise the work ATO employees do for Government; and

    iii. be as flexible as it can, taking into account employees' preferences and personal circumstances.


    c. The maintenance and development of strong co-operative relationships between the ATO and its employees that are typified by:


    i. openness, transparency and a willingness to consult;

    ii. a shared understanding of mutual expectations and obligations; and

    iii. genuine two-way communication between managers and employees.


    d. The leadership role that EL2 employees have in the ATO, particularly for providing the leadership for day-to-day implementation of operational strategies and bottom up continuous improvement and intelligence.


    e. Continued investment in the ATO workforce, through an enhanced ability to assess and develop the capability of ATO employees.


    f. Progress toward a strong values-based performance culture, focused on team productivity and individual performance.


      Last modified: 02 Dec 2011QC 24167