Brazil’s Government to Cut Over 20,000 Federal Jobs

The greatest potential for reducing commissioned positions will come from the merging of departments and ministries.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s federal government plans to save R$209 million per year, by cutting over 20,000 commissioned jobs, according to the Special Secretariat for Debureaocratization, Management and Digital Government of the Ministry of Economy.

“We are still closing the numbers, but the goal is the same (20 thousand positions),” guaranteed Secretary Paulo Uebel last week when welcoming the new Congressional legislators.

President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to sign the decree later this month decree added Uebel. 

The Ministry of the Economy, however, did not detail the distribution of the . . .

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