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If anyone in our dry cleaning industry is interested in obtaining recognition and are over 50+ please give us a call as this is one of the few funded initiatives for both the laundry and dry cleaning industry.
Why is the government investing in mature age workers?
Mature age workers bring an enormous amount of knowledge and capability to a workplace. Sometimes their competencies have not been formally recognised through accredited qualifications, and this may lead to career limitations and early retirement. The Australian Government is focused on providing mature age workers with opportunities to continue to develop their skills and knowledge, and to remain in the workforce, progress in their jobs, transition to new roles, help develop younger employees, and contribute further to workforce productivity.
Kerryn J Rizza Grad Dip Industrial Education & Training TAE CertIV FLM
LDCT Laundry Dry Cleaning Training
A member of The LDC Group Asia Pacific PTY Limited
PO Box 608
Cardiff NSW 2285
02 49 588817 BH
02 49 588877 Fax
A drycleaner in Victoria has had a problem with this and is asking the industry whether other instances have occurred. Please write to Shirley@nationaldrycleaners.com.au if you have anything to comment. Or see our Facebook page.
Drycleaners, Launderers and Allied Traders Luncheon Group PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Glasshouse Restaurant Caulfield Racecourse
Come join fellow retired Drycleaners, Launderers and Allied Traders for lunch on Tuesday 18th March, 2014
12.00 noon for 12.30 Lunch
Please confirm your attendance by phone or email. If no one is available, leave your message on the answering machine. Looking forward to lunch and your early reply before 10th MARCH 2014
PH 03 97722850
I will give You "$1,000 to leave" if you don't like your job after one week at our dry cleaners for whatever reason no questions asked. I am so confident that You will have a greatest future with us that I am making this "No Strings Attached" offer of "$1,000 to Leave our Company" if you are not 100% happy after your first week!
1/ Customer Service Representative - Energetic and friendly counter staff needed.
2/ Dry Cleaner - Minimum 2 to 5 years experience needed.
3/ Presser - Looking for people with Energy & Experience.
Benefits of being part of the A-Team;
a/ 12 months in house apprenticeship training for all employees
b/ Monthly "Staff Thank You" days
c/ "We Love Our Employees Day" 14 Fed annually, and
d/ much much more....
If this is the place You can see yourself growing and being happy in a family run business, please make contact today by calling Kris on 0430133349 or email kris@drycleaners2U.com.au
INTERESTED TO HEAR IF ANY OTHER DRYCLEANERS HAVE BEEN SCAMMED. THIS WAS IN MELBOURNE. SINCE PUBLISHING THIS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE ANOTHER CLEANER HAS SAID THEY GOT SOMETHING VERY SIMILAR BY EMAIL THIS MORNING, REGARDING RUGS.
I have been receiving some email lately, that I think are a scam aimed at dry cleaners.
Possibly you can write a story or put on facebook. Might be handy for some dry cleaners out there. They are praying on small dry cleaning businesses, who are eager to do bulk work, and make some good money.
Here are some examples.
Basically they email you, and send you some credit card details and ask you to process payment, then pay the courier driver cash when it is delivered. They will then tell you that the delivery cant happen until payment is made to the driver / courier. They will pay the full amount on credit card, and ask for a smaller amount for the driver. Clearly it is a stolen credit card.
Sender: Richard Dzuray
Phone: Not provided
Email Address: email@example.com
Comment: Good Morning,
How are you doing this morning? my name is Richard Dzuray, I would like to know if you do Dry Cleaning/Laundry Services. I'm relocating from my new house and i would like to know how much is 50 Blankets and 50 Doonas (both are queen size) going to cost no dog urine or stains, so i can have the delivery agent to deliver it to your warehouse. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Thanks for your response, OK the total price sounds good, and i want to do the cleaning arrangement for the Blankets and Doonas and after completing the payment, do you accept credit card and my delivery agent can have the Blankets and Doonas move down to your warehouse for the cleaning ASAP, i wish to do directly in person but due to my ailment i will be attending to my medical treatment. Sorry i never mentioned in my first mail to you that i am a hearing impaired person. Kindly get back to me if you have accept credit card and i can proceed in making payment. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
WORK WANTED - MELBOURNE
Hi there Shirley,
Thanks for your reply and support, I hope that your readers would consider my request for work seriously.
I have following experience as an worker in a laundry,
managed clean linen for dryers and linen carts,
handle machines and organised linen carts and closets,
maintained laundry equipment and facilities,
worked with approved procedures and safety regulations,
as well as distributed clothes to the residents room,
So for provided quality laundry and housekeeping services. I have worked at following location. "Cabrini Dry Cleaners " in Hawthorne(2 Cato St Hawthorn) and Dandenong.
If you need further details , please contact me at 0420 886 835 if any person need service for dry cleaner or coffee shop please contact me. I have honest, responsible, cheerful and hardworking character. I am looking for positive response from your side!
LAUNDRY MANAGER - DARWIN
We are a private company, with the ability to act fast to achieve success, under new ownership now ready for expansion.
The laundry Manager will initially have the following functions:
(1) Open (most) or shut the operations 5 days out of 7 current working. An early starter best.
(2) self starter washroom (4 manual, 270kg total capacity),: then
(3) Supervise wash /dry/iron/fold employees
(4 ) roster and recruit laundry employees
(5) make operational improvements to our process, as we grow
(6) Assist the take-up of new customers
(7) ensure P+E is operational (in conjunction with contract maintenance)
The experienced Proprietor is FT (7 days) in the business to assist and respond.
We are well advanced in an expansion , where the Manager will be involved in last stage planning & implementation of a second, larger, more automated site nearby.(*)
His/her role will then become less hands on, more oversight of a larger workforce, so professional growth is expected and ensured for the successful candidate.
(*) Confidential details of new plant to short list candidates.
Darwin is a great market for laundries and a great place to live and succeed. Slow and pleasant life pace, but fast (& rich) business growth. The Proprietors will consider re-location assistance for a "southern" transferee, and can find employment for a spouse if required (but there are PLENTY of non-laundry employment opportunities in Darwin otherwise)
Peter James, Director
NUKLEEN iNT Pty Ltd & Darwin Linen Service
0419 803 758