More than 3000 QLD coalminers commence strike this week

Reported by Haydee | 25 May, 2012

More than 3000 coalminers begin a week-long strike on Thursday in Queensland’s Bowen Basin against alleged poor working conditions. The strike is a result of a dispute between Queensland union members and the BHP-Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA).  CFMEU spokesperson Stephen Smyth told AAP that the latest strike will involve more than 3500 workers and will halt …