MELBOURNE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Sexual harassment is rife at mining camps in Western Australia, Foto Telanjang with firms across the industry reporting multiple complaints that have led to 48 staff being fired by the world’s biggest, Foto Telanjang BHP, Indo Bokep since 2019, Video Porno submissions to a government inquiry showed.
The inquiry was initiated after high-profile cases of sexual assault by miners in the mineral-rich state emerged this year, Indo Bokep and Bokep as the sector Foto Telanjang struggles with a dire skills shortage and Porn Sex a low proportion of female staff.
Submissions to the investigation were made public this week, Video Porno including a survey by The Western Mine Workers’ Alliance, Video Porno a union representing hundreds of workers in Pilbara, Porn Sex a region rich in the iron ore that is Australia’s most valuable export.
The survey of 425 workers showed two-thirds of female respondents had experienced verbal sexual harassment while working in the FIFO mining industry, and Bokep 36% of women and 10% of men some form of harassment in the last 12 months.
“We have heard detailed reports from members about supervisors and managers pressuring female workers into sexual activity in order to access training and job opportunities and there is a widespread perception that such activity takes place,” said the union, Porn Video which is calling for an independent body to investigate complaints.
“I have seen a man watch Porn Video on bus and plane. I have found a Porn Video magazine in a truck. I have had underwear stolen. I have had a male try get into my room… I reported harassment on numerous occasions and nothing was done,” the union quoted an unnamed woman who works at Rio Tinto as saying.
A Rio spokesperson pointed Reuters to its submissions for Video Porno examples of steps it is taking as part of an industry-wide response that includes improving safety and Video Bokep reporting procedures and mining camp infrastructure and tightening policies around alcohol.
In more detailed accounts to the panel, which will make recommendations to West Australia’s parliament in April 2022, Porn Sex BHP said it had fired 48 workers in two years for Indo Bokep incidents related to sexual harassment.
It said it received four rape allegations, Video Porno one of attempted rape, other reports of unwanted sexual touching, and Porn Video 73 substantiated reports of sexual harassment from June 2019 to June 2021.
Rio said that since January 2020 it had received one reported case of sexual assault and Video Bokep 29 of sexual harassment that were substantiated, Porn Video and Video Bokep another report of sexual assault and Video Porno 14 of sexual harassment that could not be.
Fortescue, Woodside Petroleum and Foto Telanjang Chevron Corp, Video Bokep also made submissions.
Fortescue said it had 20 harassment matters reported this year, Indo Bokep added to 11 last year, across a total workforce of more than 15,000.
(Reporting by Melanie Burton. Editing by Gerry Doyle and Porn Sex John Stonestreet)