Care for those who care for you!Domestic workers’ struggles in times of pandemic crisis

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Care for those who care for you!Domestic workers’ struggles in times of pandemic crisis 2020-05-23 [Interface]

Finding new ways to fight back 2020-05-16 [IndustriALL]

Só piora: Faltam moedas para pagar segunda parcela do auxílio de R$ 600 2020-05-15 [CUT]

Cargill registers six COVID-19 cases at Brazil plant 2020-05-13 [NASDAQ]

Most Brazilian female workers on the front line are experiencing psychic suffering 2020-05-08 [PSI]

Wage cuts, layoffs and COVID-19 infections hit journalism 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Collective agreements in response to Covid-19 2020-05-06 [IndustriALL]

 VIDEO  Lula's May Day message to the workers of Brazil and the world 2020-05-06 [LabourStart]

Coronavirus hits Petrobras oil platforms in Campos basin -union 2020-04-30 [Canada.com]

Covid-19 and the injustice of life in the favelas and urban peripheries in Rio de Janeiro 2020-04-28 [Opendemocracy]

Covid-19: Brazil implements basic income policy following massive civil society campaign 2020-04-21 [Opendemocracy]

Billions to prevent construction shutdown and layoffs 2020-04-18 [BWI]

Embraer workers approve plan keep main Brazil plant open with pay cuts 2020-04-17 [Canada.com]

Brazil closes 47 unsafe mining dams 2020-04-16 [IndustriALL]

President Bolsonaro targeting professional journalists during COVID-19 pandemic 2020-04-11 [IFJ]

40 Brazilian companies call for a no-layoffs pledge 2020-04-09 [IndustriALL]

Unisaúde requests urgent changes to Bolsonaro to protect the people 2020-04-04 [UNI]

Attacks on Brazilian Press Increase Under Bolsonaro 2020-04-02 [NACLA ]

Brazil's Vulnerable Left Behind in the Pandemic 2020-04-01 [Nacla]

For the Brazilian people, Bolsonaro is as dangerous as COVID-19 2020-03-30 [Equal Times]

Amid COVID-19, QUIMICOS ABC ensures workers’ health, safety and income 2020-03-27 [BWI]

For the Brazilian people, Bolsonaro is as dangerous as COVID-19 2020-03-27 [Equal Times]

Meat giant JBS prioritizes profits over health in brutal attack on its workforce 2020-03-25 [IUF]

Dock workers mull strike at key port due to coronavirus 2020-03-21 [Canada.com]

Lula calls for global coalition against inequality 2020-03-12 [IndustriALL]

Lula to Global Unions: “Inequality is the great struggle of our age' 2020-03-10 [UNI Global Union]

Lula attends international trade union conference in Germany 2020-03-10 [Prensa Latina]

How Bolsonaro's behavior runs counter to fighting gender violence 2020-03-08 [Opendemocracy]

Petrobras workers end three weeks strike, after arbitration call by labor court 2020-02-24 [Merco Press]

Em Buenos Aires, 300 mil vão às ruas em apoio ao projeto Aborto Livre 2020-02-24 [CTB]

Oil Workers Suspend Petrobras Strike 2020-02-22 [Folha]

Petrobras Workers In Brazil End Three-week Strike 2020-02-22 [UrduPoint]

Striking oil workers brush off court ruling 2020-02-18 [Argus]

Gender violence study in Brazilian garment factories provides a ‘wake-up call to action’ 2020-02-15 [IndustriALL]

Brazil's Petrobras CEO says contingency plan to deal with strike to last as long as necessary 2020-02-14 [Reuters]

Bolsonaro's administration continues to attack postal workers 2020-02-12 [UNI Global Union]

Brazilian oil workers on strike against layoffs at Petrobas 2020-02-11 [IndustriALL]

Brazil oil strike drags into second week 2020-02-10 [Argus Media]

Gender violence study in Brazilian garment factories provides a ‘wake-up call to action’ 2020-02-03 [Equal Times]

Petrobras workers strike 2020-02-02 [Yahoo]

Greve obriga Dataprev a suspender demissões dos trabalhadores 2020-02-01 [CUT]

Criminal Charges Against Brazilian Multinational Should Send a Message to Canadian Government 2020-01-31 [USW]

Petrobras workers call strike from Saturday; company says it is illegal 2020-01-30 [StreetInsider.com]

'Vale have murdered us all' 2020-01-29 [Industriall]

Journalist Glenn Greenwald accused of criminal association and wiretapping 2020-01-27 [IFJ]

The Inversion of Human Rights in Brazil 2020-01-25 [NACLA]

A museum for the working class 2020-01-25 [The New Internationalist]

March for justice for victims of Vale’s crime 2020-01-23 [IndustriALL]

“Vale have murdered us all” 2020-01-23 [IndustriALL]

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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]