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Rio Tinto goes lean at the cost of its employees’ health; Australians participate in global protest

- October 7, 2014 2 MIN READ

Unsafe working environments, precarious employment and lack of respect for worker’s rights are some of reasons Australian workers are participating in today’s global protests against mining giant Rio Tinto. It’s understandable that Rio Tinto wants to keep its operations lean and maximise profits, but it is doing so at the cost of their employees’ livelihood and health.