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Brazil Unions Call for General Strike in Answer to 12-Hour Work Day Proposal

The new Brazilian government is proposing a law that would expand the working day ...

Consulates Abroad Join Brazil’s Widespread Striking Movement

Brazil’s Foreign Ministry denied in a statement that diplomats have joined the strike affecting ...

70,000 Policemen and Firefighters Go on Strike in Rio, One Week Before Carnaval

In Rio, the military police together with the civilian police and firefighters, a total ...

Striking Police in Bahia, Brazil, Warn: “Expect a Bloodbath If They Evict Us”

Brazilian Army troops locked down the northeast Brazilian city of Salvador on Sunday as ...

Brazilian workers march in the street

Brazil’s Former Union Leader Lula Curbs Civil Servants’ Strikes

Brazil plans to limit the right of civil servants to strike demanding that in ...

Brazilian students protest in capital Brasília

Brazilian Lessons on Absurdity and Selfishness

As surprising as it may seem, the U.S. does not hold a monopoly on ...

200,000 Federal Workers Go on Strike in Brazil

Brazil’s Ministry of Planning, Paulo Bernardo, declared that the government intends to centralize negotiations ...

Brazil’s Bank Workers End Longest Strike Ever

Assemblies of Brazilian bank employees in 22 capitals decided to halt a strike that ...

Bank Workers in Brazil Enter Second Week of Strike

The bank worker strike which began eight days ago looks like it will continue. ...