Jet engine warehouse workers to get up to three weeks’ holiday after redundancy deal
Posted On July 10, 2021
JET engine warehouse worker Andrew Wigglesworth will receive three weeks of holiday under a new contract with the Federal Government.
Key points:The contract is worth $400,000A contract to provide jet engine warehouse work has been signed for about 1,000 workersThe contract includes an extra week for those who are not eligible for the holidayThe contract has been approved by the Federal Workplace Relations Commission.
“I am pleased to confirm that I have been awarded a contract to work at a Jet engine warehouses in Queensland, and will receive two weeks’ paid leave,” Mr Wiggesworth said in a statement.
“The contract will provide a four-week pay increase to my employees who are eligible for this holiday.”
Mr Wiggensworth was employed by a Jet Engine warehouse in Brisbane for about six months before he was fired on October 1.
He was then transferred to the regional city of Ballarat.
“My immediate supervisor was also relieved of his duties and the contract has now been signed,” Mr Molloy said.
Mr Wiggsworth said the contract was not a surprise to him and the company had been expecting it.
“We’re delighted to have the contract in place and have a positive outlook,” he said.
“As a company we’ve got to get back to business as usual.”
In terms of the holiday it will be two weeks with no holiday entitlement.”JET engine warehouses are responsible for the bulk of the work done in Australia’s engine factories.
The Victorian Government has committed to supporting the employment of up to 3,000 jet engine workers.