Brazil creates net 120,900 formal jobs in April

In April this year, the number of formal workers hired was higher than the number of dismissed workers, although the number of formal jobs created was lower than in March.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Economy, in April there were 1,381,767 new hires and 1,260,832 dismissals in the formal labor market, which resulted in the creation of a net 120,935 jobs.

The highlight was the services sector, which created 57,610 jobs, having hired 614,873 people during the month, and fired 557,263.

"[The result] seems little compared to what we created before, but we must consider that [April] felt the impact of the second wave of Covid-19 the most. In the first wave, last year, we lost over . . .

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