Postal Workers on strike for a Week in Brazil

Brazilian postal workers have been on strike since August 17, 2020 in defense of their contract and against privatization. Brazilian government wants to cut 70 out of 79 labor rights from their contract in order to privatize the Brazil Post company. On August 21, 2020 the Supreme Court allowed the company to anticipate in one-year time, the bargaining set for September 2021.After the Supreme Court … Continue reading Postal Workers on strike for a Week in Brazil

Brazilian Postal Workers on national strike for their contract and oppose privatization.

The nearly 90,000 workers at the Brazilian Postal Service, known as Correios, decided to start a national strike amid the COVID-19 pandemic, starting this Tuesday. By 8:30 pm, 80% of the 36 unions that make up the company’s worker’s union federation, Fentect, had already held assemblies, approving the beginning of the strike. The national government carries out a backlash against labor rights amidst the pandemic … Continue reading Brazilian Postal Workers on national strike for their contract and oppose privatization.