Latest figures in Brazil show recovery in unemployment, says Speaker of the House

Remote work, adopted by many manufacturing sectors during the worst of the Covid -19 pandemic, has hurt those without the means, equipment, and technologies to work from home, he said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The Speaker of the House, Arthur Lira, today (3) made an analysis of the unemployment scenario in the country.

He pointed out that although the country had a record unemployment rate of around 15% in 2020 and 2021, the current figures show a continuing recovery process.

"The unemployment rate fell to 11% in the quarter that ended in January this year, the lowest result in this period since 2016, and we still have 12 million Brazilians waiting for a salary," he said.

Lira recalled that the Nationwide Consumer Price Index (IPCA) reached its highest level in . . .

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