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Coronavirus / Latin America / Industry News & Trends
on May 21, 2020

Closure of Brazil plants over COVID-19 spurs discontent

Companies and associations proceed before government entities to stop the unjustified closings of essential activities.

The Brazilian meat company JBS announced that it will seek legal remedies after a local labor authority ordered the closure of a poultry plant in southern Brazil, in the town of Ipumirim, Santa Catarina, to contain the coronavirus.

The company told Reuters that the plant employs more than 1,400 people…

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