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June 15, 2010

Brazil: Ministry of Labor fines Nestlé for imposing long working hours

It doesn’t come as a surprise to see Nestlé breaching its own agreements. The transnational corporation has become a typical example of corporate cynicism. What’s truly surprising is that this time Brazil’s Labor Ministry has levied a fine of US$ 320,000 on Nestlé for violating an agreement with its workers.

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August 22, 2006

The Invisible Illness at Nestle Araras

In 2004, working conditions at Nestlé's largest plant in Brazil - and fourth-largest plant in the world - were documented by the IUF Latin America regional secretariat in a booklet entitled Silent Massacre: The Invisible Illness at Nestlé Araras. Following publication in Spanish in November 2004 and in Portuguese in July 2005, this booklet is now available in English and may be ordered from the IUF secretariat.

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The Invisible Illness at Nestle Araras

In 2004, working conditions at Nestlé's largest plant in Brazil - and fourth-largest plant in the world - were documented by the IUF Latin America regional secretariat in a booklet entitled Silent Massacre: The Invisible Illness at Nestlé Araras. Following publication in Spanish in November 2004 and in Portuguese in July 2005, this booklet is now available in English and may be ordered from the IUF secretariat.

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