Rex granted Labour Agreement to combat skills shortage

    Regional Express (Rex) announced (11-Nov-2019) it was granted a five year Labour Agreement (LA) by Australia‘s Department of Home Affairs on 05-Nov-2019. The agreement will allow Rex Group to recruit overseas pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers and flight instructors who satisfy prescribed conditions under the Temporary Skills Shortage visa (TSS) subclass 482 anywhere on Rex’s network and apply for permanent residency after three years. Rex reports the LA will address the critical skills shortage which has impacted the Rex Group over recent years.