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RadioLabour Canada Report May 2-7 2021 - Canada Pension Plan privatizing in Brazil [RadioLabour] 2021-05-08

Union plants trees to commemorate journalists who died from covid [IFJ] 2021-05-05

Brazilian water privatization deal exposes CPP to major risks [CUPE] 2021-05-01

Public pension plan must scrap water privatization deal [CUPE] 2021-04-17

GDP shrinks, millions of jobs lost due to lawfare [BWI] 2021-04-16

Canadian Pension Plan dollars are being used to fund Bolsonaro’s water privatization in Brazil [PSI] 2021-04-14

Workers at Petrobras Brazil condemn union busting [IndustriALL] 2021-04-08

UNI Americas celebrates the annulment of the sentences against Lula da Silva [UNI] 2021-03-13

Court annuls Lula's convictions [BWI] 2021-03-12

ITUC welcomes overturning of Lula convictions [ituc] 2021-03-10

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Today's labour news


RadioLabour Canada Report May 2-7 2021 - Canada Pension Plan privatizing in Brazil 2021-05-08 [RadioLabour]

Union plants trees to commemorate journalists who died from covid 2021-05-05 [IFJ]

Union Demands CPPIB Ditch Brazil Water Privatization Involvement 2021-05-04 [CIO]

Brazilian water privatization deal exposes CPP to major risks 2021-05-01 [CUPE]

Canada Pension Plan must scrap water privatization deal 2021-04-28 [CUPE]

Public pension plan must scrap water privatization deal 2021-04-17 [CUPE]

GDP shrinks, millions of jobs lost due to lawfare 2021-04-16 [BWI]

Canadian Pension Plan dollars are being used to fund Bolsonaro’s water privatization in Brazil 2021-04-14 [PSI]

Workers at Petrobras Brazil condemn union busting 2021-04-08 [IndustriALL]

Nestlé attacks food benefits of Brazilian workers during the pandemic 2021-04-03 [Expatica]

Podcast: Defending Democracy--Workers on the Frontlines For more info 2021-03-19 [Solidarity Center]

With Lula Back, the Political Fight in Brazil is Between Democracy and Authoritarianism 2021-03-16 [Nacla]

UNI Americas celebrates the annulment of the sentences against Lula da Silva 2021-03-13 [UNI]

Court annuls Lula's convictions 2021-03-12 [BWI]

COSATU celebrates annulment of former Brazilian President – Luiz Lula’s unjust convictions 2021-03-10 [COSATU]

ITUC welcomes overturning of Lula convictions 2021-03-10 [ituc]

Persistence of slave labor exposes lawlessness of Amazon gold mines 2021-03-04 [Mongabay]

Ford workers in Brazil seek alternative ways to protect jobs 2021-02-22 [IndustriALL]

Victims of Brumadinho disaster call for settlement with Vale to be overturned 2021-02-16 [IndustriALL]

Several children in Brazil found working for delivery app Rappi 2021-02-15 [Thomson Reuters]

Truckers’ strike off to weak start 2021-02-02 [Argus]

Two years after Brumadinho disaster, safety concerns persist at Vale 2021-01-26 [IndustriALL]

Brazilian unions fight to protect 5,000 jobs at Ford 2021-01-19 [IndustriALL]

Sindicatos brasileros defienden 5000 empleos amenazados por Ford 2021-01-19 [IndustriALL]

Governo quer multa pesada se estrada for fechada em greve de caminhoneiro 2021-01-14 [UOL]

Children work illegally in Brazil in the sex trade, trafficking drugs and handling heavy machinery 2020-12-24 [Thomson Reuters]

Masking Misery: The COVID-19 pandemic and migrant workers in São Paulo's fashion industry 2020-12-03 [Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]

Children in Brazil found working for food delivery apps 2020-12-03 [Thomson Reuters]

Black lives also matter in Brazil 2020-12-01 [PSI]

They will not silence us! UNI Americas, Brazilian care unions honour the victims of the pandemic and demand a competent government response 2020-11-27 [UNI Global Union]

Workers in Brazil will support left candidates in elections 2020-11-25 [Prensa Latina]

UNI Global Union: 'This is a moment for Carrefour take proactive steps to address racism.' 2020-11-22 [UNI]

Union federations create IndustriALL Brazil 2020-11-19 [IndustriALL]

In Brazil’s first elections under Bolsonaro, Black women are fighting back 2020-11-14 [Open democracy]

Marielle Franco’s Seeds: Black Women and the 2020 Brazilian Election 2020-11-12 [Nacla]

Brazil's public sector hit with lawsuits for COVID-19 labor abuses 2020-10-11 [Thomson Reuters]

FENAJ urges taxation of digital platforms and creation of a fund to promote journalism 2020-10-06 [IFJ]

Call for solidarity with postal unions in Brazil 2020-09-22 [UNI Global Union]

Unions approve agreement to save jobs at Volkswagen Brazil Add to favourites Read this article in: English 21 September, 2020Unions at the four Volkswagen plants in Brazil have negotiated a collective agreement safeguarding jobs for five years, as 2020-09-21 [IndustriALL]

Itau lays off 270 staff in retail units, union says 2020-09-18 [Nasdaq]

Unions release COVID-19 protocols for construction workers 2020-09-16 [BWI]

Trade union activism vs. gender-based violence pushed 2020-09-15 [BWI]

Unions seek innovative ways to organise informal workers 2020-09-09 [BWI]

Brazil: call for international mobilisation 'Fora Bolsonaro' 2020-09-07 [Réseau syndical international de solidarité et de luttes]

Unions seek innovative ways to organise informal workers 2020-09-07 [BWI]

Unions design COVID-19 protocols for construction and wood sector 2020-08-31 [BWI]

20% of Meat Plant Workers Infected with Covid in Large Exporter Brazil, Union Says 2020-08-19 [Insurance Journal]

Union approves agreement to save jobs at Renault Brazil 2020-08-15 [IndustriALL]

GM proposes Brazil workforce reduction through buyouts, union says 2020-08-13 [Reuters]

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This month in labour history


2-05-1919 A general strike of all different trades began in Sao Paulo. [more]

4-05-1919 50,000 factory workers in Rio de Janeiro walked out for a maximum 8-hour working day and a 20% pay increase. In June workers in São Paulo joined them and by the following month they won their demands. [more]