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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of Brazil announced on Monday (October 16th) that it was changing the definition of slave labor in the country. The decision was met with criticism from politicians, labor...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil faced in January the 22nd consecutive month of increases in unemployment, according to the Ministry of Labor. The study (CAGED) shows that during the first month of 2017 the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Authorization of work visas for foreigners in Brazil fell by 21.12 percent according to a survey based on the last available data released by the country’s Labor Ministry. The data...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Late on Thursday, March 21th in Recife, Pernambuco, the McDonald's franchise Arcos Dorados was court ordered to pay R$7.5 million in compensation for collective moral damages, ending a civil action...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, Brazil’s Labor Minister, Carlos Lupi, became the seventh minister to resign since President Rousseff took office in January. The ministry’s chief secretary, Paulo Roberto dos...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday morning President Dilma Rousseff met with with the Labor Minister, Carlos Lupi, to demand an explanation of why he apparently lied about the details of a...
By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than half of Brazilian workers who possess a university degree are in low and medium level positions of employment, according to a new study by the General Register of...
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