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Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians angry at the government staged a general strike Friday that disrupted life in major cities across Latin America's largest country. The strike was urged by trade unions ...

Published: Jun 14, 2019 @ 11:12:00 AM
Source: YAHOO!

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Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans
(08.01.2019) Millions of workers in Brazil held a general strike to protest President Jair Bolsonaro's proposed pension reform which would raise the retirement age and increase contributions. ...

Published: Jun 14, 2019 @ 08:50:00 AM
Source: Deutsche Welle

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Greeks Strike to Protest Pensions, Labor Law Overhaul
About 15,000 protesters marched through Athens today as Greek unions staged their fifth general strike of the year to challenge government plans to cut pension benefits and ... (Updates size of ...

Published: Jun 29, 2010 @ 05:32:00 AM
Source: Bloomberg L.P.

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General strike in Brazil to protest changes to labor laws and pensions system
Public transport largely came to a halt across much of Brazil on Friday as protesters blocked roads and scuffled with police in a general strike to protest proposed changes ... Strikers are opposed to ...

Published: May 31, 2019 @ 01:54:00 AM
Source: MercoPress

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Brazil strike disrupts transport ahead of Copa America
Sao Paulo (AFP) - A nationwide strike disrupted public ... the commercial part" of the city. - Pension savings cut - Bolsonaro's proposed overhaul of Brazil's pension system -- which he has ...

Published: Jun 14, 2019 @ 10:39:00 AM
Source: YAHOO!

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Brazil unions urge big turnout for general strike
People walk past banners announcing a nationwide general ... Brazilians to take to the streets for Friday's nationwide general strike, which is being held to protest the president's austerity program ...

Published: Apr 27, 2017 @ 12:07:00 PM
Source: EFE

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General strike over pension reform disrupts Brazil
A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned ...

Published: Jun 14, 2019 @ 10:54:00 PM
Source: Deutsche Welle

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Brazil hit by first general strike in two decades
Brazilian cities went into partial shutdown on Friday as the country observed its first general strike in more than two decades ... Participants are opposed to the government's pension overhaul, which ...

Published: Apr 28, 2017 @ 01:06:00 AM
Source: BBC

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Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil Is a Nightmare That Could Get Worse
Reformers harp on exceptional instances of unfairness in the current pension system to push a wholesale overhaul ... as occurred under Temer. A general strike remains part of the discursive repertoire ...

Published: May 19, 2019 @ 04:33:00 AM
Source: Jacobin

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Brazilian Labor Unions Stage Nationwide Strike Against Temer’s Agenda
The general strike ... bill to loosen Brazil’s decades-old labor regulations. The bill now heads to the Senate. Next week, a special congressional commission is due to begin voting on a constitutional ...

Published: Apr 28, 2017 @ 03:26:00 AM
Source: Bloomberg L.P.

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Brazilians hold general strike to protest pension overhaul
as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's administration. The nationwide strike was called by Brazil's unions and ...

Published: Jun 14, 2019 @ 02:19:00 PM
Source: Reading Eagle

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Protesters block roads at start of nationwide general strike in Brazil
Protesters block main roads in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the start of a general strike on June 30, 2017, to protest proposed labor ... now is seeking to push through an overhaul of Brazil's ...

Published: Jun 30, 2017 @ 10:56:00 AM
Source: EFE

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