Oz Staff’s cleaners allegedly had $130,000 unlawfully deducted from wages

A Melbourne recruitment and labour hire company allegedly falsified its employment records and unlawfully deducted tens of thousands of dollars from the wages of dozens of cleaners, states a 14 February Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) release. Oz Staff Career Services Pty Ltd faces civil proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court following an investigation by the

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Sealed Air CEO sees higher profits in next three years

MOUNT PLEASANT — In a town hall-style presentation that was webcast to four other Sealed Air Corp. locations on Wednesday, company CEO Jerome Peribere called for a company-wide “transformation” that will significantly improve profits in the next three years. Sealed Air was built on the invention of Bubble Wrap. But that product now comprises just

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Kimberly-Clark Australia wins Banksia Sustainability Award

Kimberly-Clark Australia has won the prestigious Banksia award for Leading in Sustainability for large Organisations at the 25th Banksia Sustainability Awards. Kimberly Clark Australia has transformed its substantial manufacturing and consumer goods business with leading brands into an Australian market leader in sustainability. ‘We are incredibly proud of the progress we’ve made towards our 2015 Our

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Kimberly-Clark creates three new senior marketing roles

Kimberly-Clark, which owns brands including Huggies and Kleenex, has created three senior marketing roles as part of a restructure of its marketing division to align it with the global organisation. The FMCG firm is in the process of appointing three marketing sector leaders to head up marketing for each of its three business divisions: baby

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Recycling technology to reduce landfill

Initial Hygiene (formerly Pink Hygiene), one of Australia’s largest hygiene solutions providers, is backing an innovative absorbent hygiene waste (AHW) recycling technology from nappy and pad recycling specialist, Relivit. According to a 30 August release, this major partnership is set to ‘unlock a hidden goldmine in landfill worth approximately $120 million and will pioneer an

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Kimberly-Clark Australia wins The Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability

Kimberly-Clark Australia has been honoured in the prestigious Environmental Sustainability category of The Australian Business Awards 2013, recognising the company’s commitment to driving environmental and social sustainability practices and initiatives throughout the business value chain. By using the power of its well-known brands like Kleenex® Tissues, Kleenex® Cottonelle®, VIVA® Paper Towel and Huggies® Nappies, Kimberly-Clark has

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Diversey responds to norovirus outbreaks with educational kit

In launching a toolkit of products, educational materials and expertise to combat the spread of norovirus, Diversey is actively educating ‘its customers and distributors on the best practices and most effective products to help reduce the risk of norovirus on employees, customers and facility operations.’ “We are working closely with our customers to ensure they

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Kimberly-Clark Australia set to reach green targets

THE Kimberly-Clark Australia (KCA) Millicent mill is expected to reach a number of its green targets this calendar year. The company wants to reduce the overall weight of its flexible packaging by 10pc by 2015 for Kleenex Cottonelle, Scott and Kimberly-Clark Professional toilet tissue and Viva towel products. It is also targeting the inclusion of

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Sealed Air launches Taski by Diversey floor-care systems in Asia

SEALED Air has launched its new line of Taski by Diversey floor-care machines in the Philippines, which feature robust and durable designs with guaranteed long-lasting components. The new machines have been built to meet the specific needs in the various sectors in the Philippines, which include building care, retail, hospitality, industrial and health care. Sealed

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Kimberly-Clark opens $28 million Huggies® nappy plant in Sydney

Today NSW Premier, the Honourable Barry O’Farrell, officially launched a new $28 million production line at Kimberly-Clark’s nappy plant in South West Sydney, demonstrating the company’s commitment to innovation and its Australian manufacturing operations. The investment allows Kimberly-Clark to locally produce the Huggies pants range at its Ingleburn nappy plant, where a total of 240

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