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UN Committee: Lula was victim of biased judge [ITUC] 2022-04-29

Central bank employees approve suspension of strike [Reuters] 2022-04-20

Central bank workers strike as chief vacations in Miami [Al Jazeera] 2022-04-02

 VIDEO  Brazilian women can do the job! [BWI] 2022-03-14

Human rights due diligence: the Brumadinho case and the need for a European supply chain act [GLU] 2022-02-27

BWI signs OHS Declaration covering 2,530 Faber-Castell workers [BWI] 2022-02-18

Urgent Appeal: Meat worker health and safety under attack [UFCW Canada] 2022-02-13

BWI hits misogynist attacks against women workers linking them to accident [BWI] 2022-02-10

Health and safety regulations in Brazilian meat industry under attack [IUF] 2022-01-29

Three years after Brumadinho tragedy, justice and accountability still elude the victims [IndustriALL] 2022-01-26

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Today's labour news


Brazil Volkswagen workers approve agreement for $193 million investment 2022-06-30 [Saltwire]

Public pension plan must withdraw from Bolsonaro’s $7.5 billion energy privatization deal 2022-06-11 [CUPE]

Central Bank Workers To Keep Indefinite Phased Strike 2022-05-12 [teleSUR]

NLC celebrate the vindication of former president Lula Da Silva of Brazil, as a victory for the global working class 2022-05-10 [Nigerian Labour Congress]

UN Committee: Lula was victim of biased judge 2022-04-29 [ITUC]

Kill A River, Kill Our Livelihoods: A Brazilian Community's Fight for Survival For more info 2022-04-21 [Solidarity Center]

Central bank employees approve suspension of strike 2022-04-20 [Reuters]

Workers at Natura Brazil call for better working conditions 2022-04-07 [IndustriALL]

Central bank workers strike as chief vacations in Miami 2022-04-02 [Al Jazeera]

Central bank employees vote to strike from April 1, says union 2022-03-29 [The Financial Post]

 VIDEO  Brazilian women can do the job! 2022-03-14 [BWI]

 VIDEO  Brazilian women can do the job! 2022-03-12 [BWI]

Com Damares, orçamento para combater à violência contra mulher é o menor em 4 anos 2022-03-08 [CUT]

Campaign to defend Health and Safety regulation in meat sector reaches European Parliament 2022-03-05 [IUF]

Human rights due diligence: the Brumadinho case and the need for a European supply chain act 2022-02-27 [GLU]

BWI signs OHS Declaration covering 2,530 Faber-Castell workers 2022-02-18 [BWI]

BWI signs OHS Declaration covering 2,530 Faber-Castell workers 2022-02-16 [BWI]

Urgent Appeal: Meat worker health and safety under attack 2022-02-13 [UFCW Canada]

BWI hits misogynist attacks against women workers linking them to accident 2022-02-10 [BWI]

Health and safety regulations in Brazilian meat industry under attack 2022-01-29 [IUF]

Three years after Brumadinho tragedy, justice and accountability still elude the victims 2022-01-26 [IndustriALL]

Unions to mark Brumadinho dam disaster, push for stricter regulatory measures 2022-01-19 [BWI]

Unions to mark Brumadinho dam disaster, push for stricter regulatory measures 2022-01-19 [BWI]

Petrobras workers go into “strike state” 2021-12-23 [Market Research]

Remote work in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: realities, experiences and challenges 2021-12-16 [GLU]

Labour justice system is battling with growing rights violations 2021-12-06 [Equal Times]

Brazil’s labour justice system is battling with growing rights violations 2021-12-06 [Equal Times]

O-I Glass worker dies after furnace leaks in Brazil 2021-12-02 [IndustriALL]

Trying to tackle slave-like labour in Brazil 2021-12-01 [GLU]

BWI demands the resumption of investment in low-income housing in Brazil 2021-11-30 [BWI]

Unionists denounce Bolsonaro's attack on workers’ OHS rights 2021-11-18 [BWI]

Unionists denounce Bolsonaro's attack on workers’ OHS rights 2021-11-17 [BWI]

Brazilian unionists participate in LGBTIQA+ rights workshop 2021-11-04 [BWI]

UNI Americas on new crimes against humanity allegations against Bolsonaro: “Urgent action is needed to stop the ongoing COVID-19 catastrophe.” 2021-10-22 [UNI]

GM workers in Brazil continue to strike 2021-10-08 [IndustriALL]

Unions maximise social dialogue vs. COVID-19 2021-10-08 [BWI]

Workers' federation trains OHS brigadistas 2021-10-08 [BWI]

Brazilians demonstrate against Bolsonaro 2021-10-04 [Reuters]

Towards an integral theory of workers’ power: workers in logistics and the 2018 truckers’ strike in Brazil 2021-09-22 [GLU]

Airline ordered to pay for women cabin crew's cosmetic costs 2021-09-10 [France 24]

Canadian Workers Are Unwittingly Funding Bolsonaro’s Water Privatization 2021-08-30 [Jacobin]

#WomenSpeak: The story of Brazil’s Rita Assis 2021-08-09 [BWI]

Enel cuts off the Douglas Rodrigues Occupation’s energy 2021-08-07 [PSI]

The militarisation of schools in Brazil: a threat to the educational process and to democracy 2021-08-07 [Education International]

#WomenSpeak: The story of Brazil’s Rita Assis 2021-08-04 [BWI]

Government and unions reach agreement; São Paulo public transport strike ends 2021-07-25 [The Times]

Truckers call for July 25 strike over high diesel prices 2021-07-25 [S&P]

Unions secure new CBA with Brazil’s biggest paper producer 2021-07-14 [BWI]

Public Pensions and Privatization - How Our CPP is Propping Up Bolsonaro 2021-07-12 [Our Times]

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This month in labour history


11-07-1917 In São Paulo, police beat to death Antonio Martinez, a 21-year-old shoemaker, who witnessed a workers' demonstration against the cost of living. Troops attack his funeral procession of 12,500 strikers with sabers. [more]

18-07-1917 A general strike is organized in Rio de Janeiro for the 8-hour day and a 20% increase in wages. [more]