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Brazil's Steelworkers Bracing for Anti-Union Push by Bolsonaro 2019-01-11 [Bloomberg]

Workers brace for major changes in pension system 2018-12-29 [CGTN]

Journalists appeal for solidarity 2018-12-20 [IFJ]

Brazil denounced at the International Labor Organization for violation of trade union rights 2018-12-18 [PSI]

PSI calls for solidarity with Brazilian workers 2018-11-23 [PSI]

Education trade union community strongly condemns the persecution of educators in Brazil 2018-11-02 [Education International]

Democracy under assault 2018-10-26 [IUF]

Brazil’s public universities are in crisis 2018-10-26 [Equal Times]

Elections: a call to regain democracy 2018-10-09 [UNI Global Union]

Votorantim Cement: Unions demand social dialogue and fair negotiations 2018-09-21 [BWI]

Flawed justice undermines hopes of working people in Brazil 2018-09-17 [IndustriALL]

Most recent attack on Brazilian workers will reduce salaries and increase accidents 2018-09-14 [PSI]

Lula leaves Brazilian presidential race; global solidarity remains 2018-09-12 [UNI Global Union]

Uber to Appeal Court Ruling That Drivers Should Be Considered Employees 2018-09-09 [The Drive]

Bank workers win real increase guaranteed for two years 2018-09-09 [UNI Global Union]

CSN's Brazil iron ore mines hit by strike action 2018-09-08 [Seeking Alpha]

The man who could save Brazil is in jail 2018-09-06 [Mail & Guardian]

Outsourced workers and students fight against unfair sackings and the right for health absences 2018-09-05 [libcom.org]

Strike for rights at RG Engenharia 2018-09-01 [BWI]

ITUC scribe, Brazil trade union pay solidarity visit to Lula in prison 2018-08-30 [The Guardian]

Union: Petrobras Plans To Start Reopening Replan Refinery In 48 Hours 2018-08-23 [Rig Zone]

Lula calls for democracy, from his prison cell 2018-08-21 [UNI Global Union]

Lula launches presidential campaign with defiant message “I will not give up” 2018-08-20 [UNI Global Union]

International labour movement renews demands for Lula to be freed 2018-08-20 [uniglobalunion.org]

Sharan Burrow and CUT President Vagner Freitas Visit Imprisoned ex-President Lula 2018-08-13 [ITUC]

Unions protest against reforms, demand Lula's release 2018-08-11 [Xinhua]

Brazilian indigenous women’s leader, Leonice Tupari: “We not only want to be represented, we want to be heard” 2018-07-31 [Equal Times]

Promoting gender equality in trade unions – Interview with Lucimara de Oliveira 2018-07-30 [BWI]

Brazil's trade union centres seek to further the country's development 2018-07-26 [IndustriALL]

Volkswagen to furlough 1,000 workers in Brazil as sales slow - union 2018-07-20 [Euronews]

Trade union’s resistance to attacks on education 2018-07-16 [Education International]

PSI holds two seminars on tax and trade in São Paulo 2018-07-13 [PSI]

A global call to action: Free Lula! 2018-07-10 [UNI]

Trade unionists and migrant workers discuss new migration law on World Refugee Day 2018-07-10 [BWI]

Congress set to vote on making the world's leading pesticide user more toxic still 2018-07-03 [IUF]

Labour court hands Petrobras workers victory in $4.5 billion wage spat 2018-06-22 [Euronews]

The Truckers’ Strike: How WhatsApp Is Changing the Rules of the Game 2018-06-16 [Truth Out]

Bus Drivers in Rio de Janeiro Start Strike Shutdown Today 2018-06-12 [The Times]

Power workers start 3-day stoppage 2018-06-12 [BNA]

Electricity workers call for 72-hour strike 0 2018-06-11 [Infosurhoy]

President Temer Must Defend Labor Reforms Before ILO 2018-06-08 [teleSUR]

PSI about new Brazilian labour legislations: Can have catastrophic and far-reaching consequences 2018-06-07 [PSI]

Country begins to calm down as protests fade 2018-06-01 [Seeking Alpha]

Braskem's Brazilian plants operate at 50% capacity on trucker strike 2018-06-01 [ICIS]

A trucker strike has brought Latin America's biggest economy to its knees - and some now want the military to take over 2018-06-01 [Business Insider]

Brazil oil worker strike gains steam in another blow to government 2018-05-31 [Reuters]

Oil workers strike amid fuel crisis 2018-05-31 [Kallanish Energy]

Oil workers walk out as truckers' strike eases 2018-05-31 [Al Jazeera]

Debilitated Brazilian government challenged with an oil-workers 72-hour strike 2018-05-31 [MercoPress]

Country faces calls for return to military dictatorship amid truckers' strike 2018-05-30 [The Guardian]

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