COVID-19 and Labour Law: Brazil

Ana Virginia Moreira Gomes, Eduardo Rocha Dias


Social distancing rules in Brazil in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulted in the paralysis of most economic activities. Measures were taken to provide support for maintenance of income and employment and to guarantee a minimum income for informal workers. Health and safety protections for healthcare and essential services workers received very minimal attention.


Covid-19; Labour Law; Income preservation benefit; Job stability; Minimum income

DOI: 10.6092/issn.1561-8048/10776


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