Rio de Janeiro’s Bars and Restaurants Have Lost Close to 30,000 Jobs in 2020

However, considering all economic sectors, both the state and the capital of Rio de Janeiro showed a positive balance in formal hiring, as observed in August.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data released by the Rio de Janeiro Bar and Restaurant Union (SINDRIO), show that the state of Rio has now lost 29,269 jobs between March and September this year. Rio de Janeiro is among the most impacted states by the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, second only to São Paulo, in terms of number of lost jobs, 84,972.

The economic activity most affected by the pandemic on the formal labor market in Rio de Janeiro is still bars and restaurants.

Hotels and clothing and accessories retail stores come next both in . . .

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