Labor backs down on red tape for rag trade

17 Oct 2011 12:55 PMJann StuckeyNews, Small Business, Manufacturing

17 October 2011

THE LNP has forced the long-term Labor government to back down on its onerous red tape for outworkers in the local clothing manufacturing industry.

LNP Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Jann Stuckey said the media statement issued by the government last week proved Labor had got it so wrong.

“Minister Cameron Dick has been such a captive of his...

Bligh red tape stitches up clothing companies

7 Sep 2011 2:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Manufacturing

7 September 2011

The Bligh Labor Government’s red tape is choking Queensland’s clothing manufacturing industry, the State Opposition warned again today.

Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Jann Stuckey said Industrial Relations Act changes were hurting local clothing manufacturers.   Major sports uniform supplier KooGa Australia, which employs 50 Gold Coast...

Labor neglect leaves volunteers exposed

27 Jan 2011 10:24 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

27 January 2011

Labor’s lip-service to occupational health and safety concerns had put volunteers’ health at risk, the LNP said today.

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said volunteers were at risk of exposure to asbestos and other potentially serious hazardous material while cleaning flood-damaged homes and premises.

“Volunteers need expert advice on the...

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