Postal Workers on Strike Again in Several Cities in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Postal workers in the several Brazilian cities have decided to strike ‘indefinitely’ after rejecting a proposal from the TST (Superior Labor Court). The workers of the ECT (Postal and Telegraph Company) are demanding a ten percent increase in wages and improvement on daily lunch stipend (vale refeição) benefits.

Among the cities where postal workers are striking are Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Porto Alegre, and Brasília. Postal workers in the states of Bahia and Tocantins are also remaining at home.

According to ECT officials after the meeting . . .

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