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Favela with 'homeless from quarantine' grows in São Paulo

New unemployed people are evicted by the hundreds; drivers and couriers live in occupation. Mother of five, caregiver Paula Evelin da Silva, 30, had to rush out of the house after repossession two years ago. Since then, she was able to pay the rent, but with the pandemic…
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The supply of informal jobs collapsed

Of the total of 4.9 million jobs cut, 3.7 million came from informality. A pandemic of the new coronavirus caused the pillar that had been supporting the labor market to collapse. Informal work, which had been hitting the back of the record and reducing unemployment…
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Over 860,000 Brazilian jobs wiped out in April

A total of 860,503 formal jobs in Brazil were wiped out in April amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the biggest monthly loss of jobs since records were kept in 1992, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday. The figure represents a 17.2 percent increase in job…
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More than one in six young people is unemployed

ILO data reveal that the pandemic caused a triple shock in the young population, the most affected by unemployment. The covid-19 pandemic affected various sectors of activity and age groups, but the latest data from the International Labor Organization (ILO) reveal that…