NEWSBREAK: Escondida union rejects last BHP offer, calls workers to vote for strike

The main workers union at Escondida, the world's largest copper mine, has called on its members to reject BHP's last wage offer and vote for industrial action, the union said in a statement on July 28.

"After analyzing the conditions of the last offer of Minera Escondida, controlled by Anglo-Australian BHP, it has been found that [the company] seeks to increase working times, decrease breaks, change working hours and apply measures that affect the protection of sick and incapacitated workers, among other measures, that seek to further increase the productivity and profits of the most profitable mining company in the world," the statement read. ...


Ana de Liz

July 28, 2021

16:50 GMT