Tag: union

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federação Única dos Petroleiros (FUP), or Single Federation of Oil Workers, has filed a statement of indefinite strike yesterday (September 2nd) at the headquarters of Petrobras in Rio de...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The waste removal workers of Rio de Janeiro's Comlurb (the Municipal Cleaning Company) have gone on strike since yesterday night, March 12th and trash has already accumulated in the city's...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Forty-seven same-sex couples have “married” in São Paulo in a mass ceremony witnessed by hundreds of guests. The event on Friday saw sixty-four women and thirty men formalize their união estável (“stable...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Public school teachers in the Federal District (DF) went on strike on Monday as fore-warning of a national teachers strike planned to take place on the 14th,...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - It is hard to miss the fact that football (soccer) in Brazil is far more than just a sport. In recent years however, other sports have gained traction in the...



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