Brazil Post has been working over the weekend to catch up on the mail backlog that has resulted from strike action last week.
The state-owned national postal service is currently in the process of negotiating labour contracts with Brazil’s 35 regional unions, a process that has now reached the mediation stage.
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Poland’s Integer.pl Group has kicked off the New Year with a big move into Brazil for its InPost 24-hour package delivery terminals.The company said as of this month, it is installing 100 of its self-service parcel terminals on Brazilian streets, under its EasyPack brand, with plans to ultimately install 500 machines there.
Read more: InPost alliance to bring 24-hour parcel terminals to Brazil | Post & Parcel.
Brazil Post said yesterday it is taking steps to prepare for a possible strike by postal workers as collective bargaining negotiations drag on into September.
The Post has been in talks since early July with union umbrella group Fentect, and yesterday issued a fresh offer, based on a 5.2% increase in wages and benefits for around 120,000 workers.
Brazil Post (Correios) said its proposal was the result of negotiations and dialogue “and the company is confident of a collective agreement that is satisfactory to all, to ensure the normal service to society”.
Read more: Brazil Post taking steps to prepare for postal strike | Post & Parcel.