Snapshot of the Real Effect of Job Loss

06-Oct-2011 MEDIA ALERT

TCFUA MEDIA CONFERENCE BEFORE JOBS FORUM

SNAPSHOT OF THE REAL EFFECT OF JOB LOSS

8.30am, Thursday 6 October 2011

Room 2R1, Parliament House, Canberra

Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA), National Secretary, Michele O’Neil and workers who lost their jobs at Pacific Brands will hold a media conference immediately prior to today’s Jobs Forum to release data on the experience of redundancy and the labor market of ex Pacific Brands workers.

“We want to make sure that both the human face and real story of job loss is understood by participants at today’s forum” Ms O’Neil said. “Urgent action is needed in the manufacturing sector.

Over 11,000 textile, clothing and footwear workers lost their jobs in the last 12 months to September 2011


For further information and comment please contact:
Michele O’Neil: 0419 338 853