Tag: labor laws

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of judicial reorganization requests for companies in the second year of the novel coronavirus pandemic fell by 24.4% nationwide compared to 2020, the first year of the disease and when there was...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has named Brazil as one of the worst countries in the world for respecting workers’ rights. In its annual Global Rights index, released earlier this month, the ITUC maps...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of Brazil announced on Monday (October 16th) that it was changing the definition of slave labor in the country. The decision was met with criticism from politicians, labor...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A controversial labor reform bill was approved by Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies in the early hours of Thursday morning by 296 votes in favor and 177 votes against. With the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to the economic recession Brazil lost over 1.5 million formal job positions in 2015, according to the country’s Labor Ministry, registering the worst result in thirty years. The government,...

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