Union, workers and SPCA met on Monday to discuss SPCA Kyabrams futureFebruary 19, 2014 4:58am
Uncertainty surrounds the future of SPC Ardmona’s Kyabram workers after a meeting on Monday between workers, company and union representatives.
Workers from SPC Kyabram and the Australia Manufacturing Workers Union met with company representatives at the SPC Kyabram site to discuss the future of the plant and their jobs.
The meeting follows Thursday’s announcement that the Victorian Government would provide $22
SPC managing director Peter Kelly confirmed before the announcement that Kyabram and Mooroopna were still set to be closed, despite the $100
Uncertainty remains over the two to five-year time frame for the closure and the relocation of workers to Shepparton.
Union representative Jason Hefford said Monday’s meeting was friendly but vague, and that workers were still anxious.
‘‘They seemed okay when they left, but they were still concerned about their jobs as you would expect with a little bit of uncertainty still hanging around,’’ Mr Hefford said.
‘‘The company spoke about what the agreement means for the site and still gave only a very rough time frame’’
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