Covid-19: Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns labor regulation banning hirings and firings for lack of vaccination

The decision was taken by Justice Luís Roberto Barroso and is subject to ratification by the full court.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Once again, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) in Brazil has overturned a measure taken by the Bolsonaro government. This time it concerns the government wanting to protect unvaccinated workers from being dismissed "for just cause" if they are not vaccinated.

Justice Luís Roberto Barroso of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) suspended yesterday (12) the force of the provisions of Ordinance 620 of the Ministry of Labor, which forbade the dismissal "for cause" of . . .

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