Media Release: Commission Welcomes Increased Protection for Queensland Clothing Outworkers
Catholic Justice and Peace Commission
October 25, 2010
Brisbane’s Catholic Justice and Peace Commission has welcomed the Queensland Government’s introduction of a mandatory code of practice for the protection of clothing outworkers.
The Commission has been involved in lobbying for the introduction of this code for the last two years.
The Commission’s Executive Officer, Peter Arndt, said that the new code would help to protect the rights of vulnerable clothing outworkers and also support employers who treat their workers fairly. read more..