Brazil’s Economy Minister confirms 2 new job recovery programs

The statement was made to the press on Thursday, July 1, after the General Register of Employment and Unemployment (CAGED) disclosed the May creation of 280,700 formal jobs.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Economy Minister Paulo Guedes announced that in the coming weeks there will be 2 additional measures aimed at boosting the job market.

The statement was made to the press on Thursday, July 1, after the General Register of Employment and Unemployment (CAGED) disclosed the May creation of 280,700 formal jobs.

The first of the additional measures consists of a job training program directed at youths aged 18 to 28, the "most vulnerable age group in the population" for which the unemployment rate is as high as 40%.

"These are young people who have not had . . .

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