The Award refers to the Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Associated Industries Award 2020. The following resources contain a copy of the Award and further information in relation to the Award.
Industry & Business Resources
Boards Of Reference
Boards of Reference are established under the Award and are chaired by the Fair Work Commission. Businesses who give out work are required to be registered with the relevant Board of Reference for their state.
A written agreement must be put in place when any work is given out to a contractor or outworker.
Work Records (often referred to as a Garment Specification Sheet) contain details about the work involved when giving out to a contractor or outworker.
This is the updated version of the Ethical Clothing Australia accreditation toolkit. This document has been relaunched to give further explanation of ECA’s amount of manufacturing classifications and to provide businesses with clear and detailed information on how to maximise their accreditation.
It contains more information than the previous toolkit, including how to apply the ECA trade mark according to your business’s amount of manufacturing classification, details about ECA’s social media policy and how to use the trade mark on swing tags and other marketing materials.