Mike Towler

Concerns Over Another Possible Fuel Prices
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Concerns Over Another Possible Fuel Prices

“We have a bit of a lag in price movements here because of our small market, and the system that we use for settin...

‘It Is Not Good To Recognise Material On New Collections That Have Been Used By Designers A Few Years Ago’
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‘It Is Not Good To Recognise Material On New Collections That Have Been Used By Designers A Few Years Ago’

The local fashion industry is expected to endure at least two years set back where access to textile is concerned, t...

Garment Second To Gold
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Garment Second To Gold

The garment industry has stood tall during two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, president Warwick Pleass said. “...

Get Adult Family Members Vaccinated: Towler
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Get Adult Family Members Vaccinated: Towler

A new employment condition rolled out by a textile factory, requires its staff to ensure adults they live with are v...

No jab, No Job Legal Obligation Of Duty Of Care, Say Factories
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No jab, No Job Legal Obligation Of Duty Of Care, Say Factories

Garment and textile factories believe that the need for all workers to be vaccinated as a condition of employment is...

PM Hailed As 11th Hour Saviour
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PM Hailed As 11th Hour Saviour

The worry that 1400 Fijian jobs could be lost to Southeast Asia has been eased, with the garment sector hailing the ...

1400 Fiji Jobs Could Go To Asia: Towler
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1400 Fiji Jobs Could Go To Asia: Towler

Over one thousand Fijian jobs may be lost to South Asia if the manufacturing sector does not resume operations withi...

Two Per Cent Of Staff At Work: Halabe
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Two Per Cent Of Staff At Work: Halabe

Garment factories are not listed under essential services.

Towler: 27,000 Hit By Shutdown
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Towler: 27,000 Hit By Shutdown

“Close to 20,000 people are direct dependants of those employed by the sector,” council president, Mike Towler said.

Boom Like Never Before: Towler
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Boom Like Never Before: Towler

A strong push to reinstate the 32 per cent duty on imported garments can be expected from the clothing and textiles ...

Let’s Go Local: Rotuma Is Next – Towler Sets Local Travel Sights
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Let’s Go Local: Rotuma Is Next – Towler Sets Local Travel Sights

The two places Mike Towler is likely to be found when away from work, are either in the shade of an avocado tree in ...

Shortage Of Machinists Could Hinder Exports
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Shortage Of Machinists Could Hinder Exports

Garment factory workers make good money from overtime, says council president: Towler

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