JUNE 5TH, 2017
Debate with parties PO and PTS, from Argentina
The political situation in Brazil is accelerating. At the time of writing this article, 100,000 people are marching in Brasilia demanding the resignation of President Temer and against the regressive Labor and Social Security reforms that the government presented to the...Internacional/International
The political situation in Brazil is accelerating. At the time of writing this article, 100,000 people are marching in Brasilia demanding the resignation of President Temer and against the regressive Labor and Social Security reforms that the government presented to the Congress. After a plea bargain by the Batista brothers (owners of...Internacional/International
The General Strike on A28 stopped Brazil form North to South. It was the biggest general strike of our history. The working class adhered strongly: metal workers, chemical, textile, footwear, food, glass, construction and rural workers… basically, the machinery stopped! On April 28, from the pins to the planes, production stopped!...Internacional/International
April 28, 2017, has entered the History of Brazil as one of the major general strikes this country has seen. Probably, the biggest one since 1989. Millions of workers of practically every state sit back and stopped production and circulation of goods and people.
The strike had an expressive participation of the “heavy weights” of...Internacional/International
* Resolution adopted by the meeting of the National Coordination of the CSP-Conlutas, April 9, 2017.
The Brazilian government has been using measures to remove historical rights from Brazilian workers since last year. As representative of the interests of bosses, bankers and multinational companies, the government and corrupts...LIT/La Voz Declaraciones/Statements
STATEMENT of IWL(FI)
Written by IWL-FI International Secretariat
Thursday, 24 September 2015 04:16
This morning we lost Comrade Cecilia Toledo, our dear Cilinha, as she is called in Brazil and throughout the IWL-FI. Cilinha was a cadre that devoted her life to building the revolutionary party and the International on a tireless...Internacional/International
September 11, 2015 / Herbert Claros
Reposted from LaborNotes
Brazilian auto workers have launched a series of strikes in recent weeks, defending themselves against a wave of mass layoffs.
On Thursday, September 10, 4,300 workers went on strike at Ford’s Sao Bernardo do Campo plant after the company announced 200...Internacional/International
Written by Metalworkers Union of São José dos Campos
Monday, 24 August 2015 18:06
Hearing result is submitted to the workers assembly and is approved.
After more than three hours of conciliation hearing, the Metalworkers Trade Union of São José dos Campos, affiliated to the CSP-Conlutas, and General Motors have reached an...Internacional/International
Written by PSTU - Brazil
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 23:27
At a meeting early this Monday, August 10, workers at the General Motors plant in São José dos Campos decided to go on strike indefinitely.
The reason for the strike are the dismissals (around 250) which the company announced on Saturday, Father's Day eve in Brazil.
Written by Marcos Margarido - PSTU
Monday, 27 July 2015 03:33
"In Cuba there is poverty, but it's not like in Brazil. There are slums there; not here. Nor do we have beggars sleeping on the streets ... it's different." This statement by a Cuban resident of Havana, the country's capital, was shown in a documentary broadcast by...