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Brazil’s Labor Leaders Lose Their First Tug-of-War with President Rousseff

It was a major legislative victory for Dilma Rousseff, new Brazilian president. Brazil’s Lower ...

Number of Jobs Up 3.5% in Brazil, But Real Wages Grow a Meager 0.1%

The salary mass of Brazilian families rose 3.6% between April and June, in comparison ...

Ex-Union Activist and New Brazil’s Labor Minister Promises Higher Minimum Wage

One of the objectives of the new Minister of Labor and Employment, LuÀ­s Marinho, ...

Price of Basic Food Falls in Brazil

In June the cost of a basket of basic necessity goods (cesta básica) in ...

Brazilian Worker Spends 57% of Minimum Wage on Food

Low-income workers in Brazil, especially those who earn a minimum wage, are now spending ...

Minister Paints Rosy Brazil for Workers

This year’s real minimum wage increase of 8.5% and the generation of 2.5 million ...