CFMEU unable to stop BHP standing down 80 unvaccinated Mount Arthur coalmine employees

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Ian Kirkwood
By Mathew Perry, and Ian Kirkwood
November 11 2021 - 9:00pm
COAL SHOULDER: BHP has locked out its unvaccinated Mount Arthur workers

BHP has locked at least 80 Mount Arthur workforce out of the NSW Hunter Valley mine and stood them down on no pay with show cause demands as to why they should not be sacked for breaching the company's COVID vaccination policy.

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Mathew Perry

Journalist

Journalist covering the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales for the Muswellbrook Chronicle, Singleton Argus, Scone Advocate, Hunter Valley News and occasionally the Newcastle Herald.

Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.