6 Kyabram SPC Ardmona workers face an uncertain future after leaving the company on Friday.May 7, 2014 3:25am
Retrenched SPC Ardmona workers in Kyabram do not know what they will do next after more than 1400 years of experience left the company on Friday, the Australian Workers Union says.
The 73 workers from the Kyabram, Shepparton and Mooroopna sites were told in December last year that they would lose their jobs despite a $22
Six of the 73 workers were at the Kyabram site and AWU SPC plants representative Mark Bell said yesterday the mood was sombre in the lead up.
‘‘I was there last Thursday. It was very sombre because some of them are getting half-decent packages, but at the end of the day it doesn’t matter how much you get because you still have to get up on Monday morning and not know what direction you are going to go,’’ he said.
‘‘It’s a small town and there is not a lot of work. These blokes if they want to get work will possibly have to move out of town or some of them even move interstate.’’
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