Olympic Park Worker Strike Continues in Rio: Daily

By William Jones, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Construction workers at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro have voted in favor of continuing their strike despite opposition from the labor court. The 2,500 strong workforce are locked in a battle with authorities over higher pay, benefits and working conditions.

The strike began on April 3rd and has heaped attention and pressure on the host city who have also been under scrutiny for their ability to meet specific construction deadlines. Especially after the country has been experiencing problems with the timing of the completion of some of the . . .

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