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Brazil is playing a increasing important role on the global stage both at a political and economic level. The TUC works with the three main Brazilian Trade Union Federations, the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT) , Força Sindical (FS) and A União Geral Dos Trabalhadores (UGT) on trade, the impact of transnational corporations, rights for Brazilian migrant works in the UK and Europe and labour market and trade union reform in Brazil. Find out more about the CUT [www.cut.org.br], the FS [www.fsindical.org.br] and the UGT [www.ugt.org.br] (the merged CGT and new trade union)

As part of a global trade union day of action against the legislative coup underway in Brazil through the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, TUC International Spokesperson Sally Hunt is today meeting with the Brazilian Ambassador to the UK to hand in a letter from the TUC.
10 May 2016
Portuguese translation of a blog by TUC Head of European Union and International Relations Owen Tudor
26 April 2016
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady has signed a letter prepared by the CUT Brazil, our sister organisation, to oppose the parliamentary coup underway against President Dilma Rousseff. Here is a Portuguese translation.
26 April 2016
TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady has joined 120 other global and national trade union leaders from 34 countries around the world in solidarity with the Brazilian trade union movement. The Brazilian unions are demanding an end to the judicial and political coup being attempted by the elite forces who ran...
15 April 2016
Unions have welcomed the joint human rights communique signed today (Wednesday) by the governments of the four countries holding the current and next three summer and winter Olympics (the UK, Russia, Brazil and Korea.)
29 August 2012
Owen Tudor, TUC Head of EU and International Relations, addressed the 4th meeting of the Brazilian Workers Party groups abroad in London on 27 May, about migrant workers' rights.
28 May 2011
Brussels, 31 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): An international conference organised by Play Fair and the Building Workers' International is opening today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Conference will launch the BWI Campaign around the World Cup 2014, as well as the Olympic Games 2016 Play Fair Campaign, and will...
04 April 2011
The TUC General Secretary has written to the Brazilian ambassador in London calling for action to find and prosecute the murderer of metal workers union leader Augusto Lima da Cruz.
08 October 2010
The TUC General Secretary has written to the Brazilian ambassador in London calling for action to find and prosecute the murderer of metal workers union leader Augusto Lima da Cruz.
08 October 2010
Thanks to a new agreement between the TUC and Trades Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (“TUAC”) , developing and emerging country trade unions have a better chance of influencing decisions that affect billions of poor workers worldwide.
26 February 2010

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