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Fears more than 160 bus manufacturing jobs in NSW are at risk

Feb 5, 2018Uncategorized

These job losses lay squarely at the feet of the Transport Minister Andrew Constance. Under this NSW Government, we’re sending Aussie jobs overseas, instead of building quality buses here in Australia. A disgrace. Read the story below.

Up to 161 workers fear the loss of their jobs with the future of bus manufacturing in NSW at risk after a company in Western Sydney went into administration.

Custom Bus, which manufactures buses in Villawood, on Friday said it had gone into administration but would not confirm how many of its workers were being made redundant.

“We are still trading,” a company spokeswoman said.

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union said it expected up to 161 employees could lose their jobs if the company is liquidated.

Read the full story by Anna Patty on the SMH here.