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ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ATTACKING WORKERS’ ENTITLEMENTS29-Oct-2014

Unions have condemned the Coalition Government for attempting to dismantle the Fair Entitlements Gua..

CLOTHING UNION COMMENCES COURT ACTION TO UNCOVER THE FACELESS WOMEN OF FASHION05-Jun-2014

The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) has begun Federal Circuit Court proceed..

Rana Plaza - 1 Year Anniversary 01-May-2014

The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) is calling on Australian brands and..

GOVERNMENT ABANDONS SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE WORKERS IN TEXTILE, CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY21-Mar-2014

Ethical Clothing Australia (ECA) condemns the decision by the Federal Government to cut all fund..

Australians Join Global Campaign to Support Cambodian Garment Workers11-Feb-2014

Australian workers are today taking part in a global show of support for Cambodian garment workers f..

Australian workers call on Cambodian Government to urgently investigate deaths of garment workers du23-Jan-2014

Australian workers call on Cambodian Government to urgently investigate deaths of garment workers ..

AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES LINKED TO LATEST BANGLADESH GARMENT FACTORY FIRE DEATHS11-Oct-2013

The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) has demanded action in response to repo..

GOVERNMENT SLASHES HELP FOR REDUNDANT TCF WORKERS22-Oct-2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) has strongly condemned the Federal..

TCF OUTWORKERS WIN NEW RIGHTS 23-Mar-2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) today celebrated a new law which w..

Life Before and After the Factory Gates Shut08-Mar-2012

Cottontales: Bonds in Cessnock 1947-2009 is an exhibition of stories, photographs, and film of 8..

SENATE COMMITTEE HEARS DIRECTLY FROM CLOTHING OUTWORKERS 02-Feb-2012

The Senate Education Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee sitting in Melbour..

Outworker Laws Attacked Because They Work24-Oct-2011

The national union which represents workers in the textile, clothing and footwear industry today..

CLOTHING UNION COMMENCES COURT ACTION TO UNCOVER THE FACELESS WOMEN OF FASHION05-Jun-2014

The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) has begun Federal Circuit Court proceed..

Snapshot of the Real Effect of Job Loss06-Oct-2011

MEDIA ALERT TCFUA MEDIA CONFERENCE BEFORE JOBS FORUM SNAPSHOT OF THE REAL EFFECT OF JOB ..

TCF Workers Call on Miners to Buy Aussie Made 19-Sep-2011

Workers from the textile, clothing and footwear industry are rallying with their supporters to u..

High End Fashion, Low End Ethics: Clothing Workers Action20-Jun-2011

Clothing workers will take to Melbourne's streets today to demand that high end fashion brand Sc..

ILLAWARRA BONDS & KING GEE WORKERS LAUNCH AN EXHIBITION 08-Jun-2011

RETRENCHED ILLAWARRA BONDS & KING GEE WORKERS LAUNCH AN EXHIBITION TELLING ABOUT LIFE B..

HOLEPROOF WORKERS’ STORIES TOLD IN AN EXHIBITION OF FILM, PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT22-Jul-2010

Heroes of Holeproof: workers looking back, moving forward is an exhibition of film, photographs ..

NOT A GOOD FEELING13-Jul-2010

Workers at a components supplier to Toyota have been on strike since 1 July 2010. The work..

TEXTILE UNION CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO COMMIT TO SOURCING ALL DEFENCE UNIFORMS FROM ETHICAL AUSTRALIAN12-Feb-2010

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) today welcomed the Federal Governm..

PACIFIC BRANDS ATTEMPTS TO SECRETLY SEND MACHINERY OFF SHORE20-May-2009

Unions and community supporters are protesting in Melbourne today. Following the announcemen..

PACIFIC BRANDS WORKERS DEMAND GOVERNMENT PUTS ITS MONEY WHERE ITS MOUTH IS06-May-2009

Workers from all seven Pacific Brands sites due to close, are today demanding the Government tak..

TEXTILE WORKERS DEMAND 100% ENTITLEMENT PROTECTION05-May-2009

Workers from Melba Textiles, where 170 jobs are to be lost following the company going into liqu..

WORKERS LOSE JOBS AND ENTITLEMENTS WHILE GOVERNMENT HAS NO PLAN30-Apr-2009

Victorian based manufacturer Melba Textiles was today placed into liquidation owing workers appr..

OPEN LETTER TO PAT RAFTER, SARAH MURDOCH, MICHAEL CLARKE04-Mar-2009

Dear Pat, Sarah and Michael, As you are no doubt aware the employers at Pacific Brands, afte..

UNION ASKS RAFTER TO GIVE PACIFIC BRANDS A SERVE04-Mar-2009

In the next stage of its campaign to save the jobs of Pacific Brands’ workers, the Textile..

TCFUA SLAMS ASEAN FTA02-Mar-2009

The Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) earlier today slammed the weekend..

MEETING HELD AS UNION CONTINUES PACIFIC BRANDS JOB FIGHT27-Feb-2009

The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia met today with the Industry Minister Kim Ca..