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#SE - Brazilian Postal Workers on National Strike

Brazil Worker's Podcast

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This is a special edition of Brazil Workers’ Podcast. Daniel Macedo, mail worker shopsteward and member of CSP Conlutas in Rio de Janeiro talks about the postal workers strike in Brazil. The National Federation of Postal Workers (FENTECT) called strike action against state-owned Brazil Post "Correios" as of August 18th. There is no deadline for the strike to end. The strikers stands against the privatization of the state-owned company. Furthermore they demand their contract to be valid until 2021 as settled before. Current contract comprises of 79 labor clauses such as 180-day maternity leave, night shift and overtime extras, death indemnity, daycare assistance among others. They also complain about what they refer to as "neglect for workers' health" in the pandemic and demand labor rights be kept. You can send letters or videos of solidarity to the postal workers strike in Brazil to internacional@cspconlutas.org.br or to our social media.


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