BMA automation workers to be covered by EA

TWO roles BHP created to manage autonomous coal trucks – field officer and mine controller – are to be covered by the site Enterprise Agreement.

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The use of new automation technology did not change the fundamental nature of the roles.

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union argued in the Fair Work Commission that this would provide more opportunities for its members who would otherwise face being displaced as BHP