Ag News

Thomas Foods fire update

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Jan 09, 2018

Thomas Foods International is focussing on a range of options to assist employees affected by the fireat Murray Bridge.

Our senior management team met with the Australian Meat Industry Employees Union this morning and together we’ve agreed to work collaboratively in ensuring the best outcomes for affected staff.

The Murray Bridge workforce will be on two weeks leave as of today as we work through our redeployment strategy. We have spoken with labour hire agencies and ceased the temporary employment arrangements for the 417 visa workers at Murray Bridge.

Our family company is committed to Murray Bridge and we are taking a long-term and sustainable approach to the recovery and rebuild. As such, we are not in a position to provide any further detail on our employment strategy.

We have received numerous offers of assistance from a range of organisations, local businesses and the Government which have been much appreciated. We are also aware of other local businesses offering temporary positions.

The overwhelming community response and support has been incredible. I thank everyone involved with the support centre established at Murr...
Read "Prime" Ag News full story!
Be a "Prime" Monthly Member