The lower house of the parliament of Brazil has approved a bill to permit companies to outsource any job, the first bill that aimed at modernizing the outdated labor laws had been very vehemently opposed by the unions in Brazil
231 votes were in favor of the bill while 188 were against and the Parliament witnessed a heated debate prior to the division of votes, quotes Indian Express.
The government of Brazil headed by President Michel Temer considers the bill to be a vital initiative through which it can create new jobs and facilitate to eliminate the two-year recession being faced by the nation, which also the worst ever so far.
While labor unions contend that the bill will result in swelling the number of unemployed in the nation that is already as high as 12 million people. The supporters of the bill, however, argue that the outdated labor laws in Brazil are not appropriate and suitable for the modern work era of the internet. This is resulting in increased labor costs and making the firms in Brazil non-competitive in the international markets.
Social Democratic Party’s Laercio Oliveira, who also sponsored the bill, said that the liberalization of the labor laws by introducing provisional work and outsourcing will help to create favorable ambiance for employment in the nation and create new jobs.
This reform bill was opposed by the Workers party that led the leftist opposition for the last 13 years when it ruled the nation and eventually resulted in the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the former Brazil President. Another bill for outsourcing will also be placed for consent before President Michel Temer after consideration by the Senate.
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