Opinion, by Sam Flowers
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The real cost of labor in Brazil is much higher than it appears at first glance. A worker’s salary is one small part of what an employer will actually spend. The main drivers of high labor costs are the various employment taxes and entitlements required by law, and the significant time and effort required to train and manage employees.
It is widely suggested that when you estimate the cost of hiring an employee in Brazil you must include eighty to a hundred percent of their salary in order to arrive at . . .