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Brazilian workers call for more rights and greater equality

14 April, 201440,000 workers from different sectors of the economy took to the streets of Sao Paulo on 9 April to demonstrate and press the government and the national congress to negotiate the labour movement’s agenda. Unions affiliated to different trade union centrals jointly organised the march.

FUP and Petrobras launch Workers’ Network

10 March, 2014From 25 to 27 February 2014 the Brazilian Oil Workers’ Union FUP hosted a meeting to launch the workers’ network of Petrobras. A global agreement was signed with Petrobras in 2011, and now it is up to the network to make a living agreement.

IndustriALL affiliates continue their struggle to STOP precarious work

18 December, 20132013 is coming to an end. During this year IndustriALL affiliates have taken major actions to defend their labour rights and the rights of the precarious workers working alongside them.

Brazil Actions

9 October, 2013About 1,500 workers marched down Avenida Paulista on 7 October in an event organized by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and joined by the trade union centrals, including CUT and Força Sindical, to which IndustriALL affiliates belong.

Day of demonstrations in Brazil to demand regulation of outsourcing

8 August, 2013The Brazilian trade union centrals demonstrate against proposed new Law 4.330, which would make working conditions even more precarious than they are already. IndustriALL supports its affiliates in the fight against subcontracting in Brazil.

The fight against outsourcing continues in Brazil

18 July, 2013In the current context of social mobilization in Brazil, affiliates continue actions against the adoption of a bill that advocates for a more flexible labour market. On 17 July, IndustriALL’s Brazilian affiliates met to further discuss the struggle to stop precarious work.

Brazilian working-class holds National Day of Struggle

4 July, 2013The trade union centres, including the CUT and Força Sindical, which have IndustriALL affiliates as member unions, believe the organised participation of the working class to be an essential component of the wave of social protest sweeping across Brazil. They are organising rallies, stoppages and strikes to take place on a National Day of Struggle on 11 July.

IndustriALL stands with mass Brazilian social uprising

26 June, 2013Over one million Brazilians have taken to the streets to demand social justice for all in the growing economy.

Strong mobilization of trade unions in Brazil against outsourcing

24 April, 2013IndustriALL affiliates are mobilizing against the adoption of a bill which advocates for a more flexible labour market against the rights of workers.

Anglo American workers disappear in Brazil

2 April, 2013The deadly accident occurred around midnight on Wednesday 27 March and involved a floating quay on the River Amazon that the company uses to load iron ore from the nearby Santana mine.