The Australian Textiles Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industry is under the hammer. It has all the appearances of a dying industry, with media reports of redundancies, closures and collapses seeming to occur every week. It is an industry that has...
Given the importance of export marketsâ€”particularly for the capital-intensive mining industryâ€”to the Western Australian economy, its labour market regulation needs to suit its export-focused economy.
The proposed introduction of Fair Employment Bill by the Victorian Government has caused a lot of confusion and fear among local Victorian clothing ‘manufacturers' and ‘outworkers'.