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‘Horrific’ Sexual Abuses Uncovered in Australia Mining Probe

  • Shocking state government report reveals litany of abuse
  • BHP, Rio Tinto among giant resources companies named in report
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‘Horiffic’ Abuses Found in Mining Probe
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A landmark inquiry into Australia’s mining sector has uncovered dozens of shocking cases of sexual harassment and abuse of women workers at companies including BHP Group and Rio Tinto Group.

The Western Australia government report released Thursday described “horrific” incidents at the workplaces, which it labeled both a failure of the industry and an oversight by government. Among recommendations were the payment of compensation to the many workers who became victims of bosses and colleagues on remote projects.