The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) has strongly condemned the Federal Government for slashing $7 million available for redundant workers in the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry to secure alternativ..
The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) today celebrated a new law which will provide important and long overdue national protections for outworkers and sweatshop workers in the TCF industry. The Fair Work Ame..
Cottontales: Bonds in Cessnock 1947-2009 is an exhibition of stories, photographs, and film of 80 workers retrenched from Pacific Brands’ Bonds in December 2009 as well as previous generations of workers who had worked at Bon..
The Senate Education Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee sitting in Melbourne today, as part of its Inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment (Textile Clothing and Footwear Industry) Bill 2011, has heard directly fr..
The national union which represents workers in the textile, clothing and footwear industry today hit back at the campaign by industry body, the Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) to diminish legal protections for wo..
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 Aust..
Workers from the textile, clothing and footwear industry are rallying with their supporters to urge the mining industry to support the local TCF manufacturing industry and local Australian jobs. The workers will protest outside BHP..
Clothing workers will take to Melbourne's streets today to demand that high end fashion brand Scanlan and Theodore do the right thing for clothing workers who lost their jobs, pay and entitlements when its major supplier went into ..
RETRENCHED ILLAWARRA BONDS & KING GEE WORKERS LAUNCH
AN EXHIBITION TELLING ABOUT LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER
THE FACTORY GATES SHUT
Work on the Line: the workers who made Bonds and King Gee in the Illawarra ..
Heroes of Holeproof: workers looking back, moving forward is an exhibition of film, photographs and stories of life and work and is a tribute to the 255 textile workers retrenched from the Pacific Brands’ Holeproof site in 20..
Workers at a components supplier to Toyota have been on strike since 1 July 2010. The workers who are members of the Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) say that their employer Kennon Auto have been threa..
The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) today welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment not to source camouflage material used in soldiers’ uniforms from China. The TCFUA is urging the governmen..
Unions and community supporters are protesting in Melbourne today.
Following the announcement in February this year of Pacific Brands decision to sack 1,850 workers and move their clothing production off shore, unions warned th..
Workers from all seven Pacific Brands sites due to close, are today demanding the Government take immediate action in the Federal Budget on the future of the TCF industry.
At a national meeting of Pacific Brands workers and the..
Workers from Melba Textiles, where 170 jobs are to be lost following the company going into liquidation late last week, are rallying with their supporters in Geelong today to demand the payment of $9million of their entitlements. T..
Victorian based manufacturer Melba Textiles was today placed into liquidation owing workers approximately $9 million in entitlements.
170 workers based in Geelong and Thomastown will lose their jobs within the next month along ..
Dear Pat, Sarah and Michael,
As you are no doubt aware the employers at Pacific Brands, after being granted millions in Government funding are planning to sack nearly 2000 of their workforce. Their motive for these sackings ap..
In the next stage of its campaign to save the jobs of Pacific Brands’ workers, the Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia (‘TCFUA’) has released an open letter, launched an email campaign and announced..
The Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) earlier today slammed the weekend’s announcement by Trade Minister Simon Creen that a Free Trade Agreement with ASEAN countries had been signed.
The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia met today with the Industry Minister Kim Carr and the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Pacific Brands, Sue Morphett and James Mackenzie.
The meeting was convened by Minister ..