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Brazil Post uses weekend shifts to clear strike backlog

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.

Read more: Brazil Post uses weekend shifts to clear strike backlog | Post & Parcel.

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InPost alliance to bring 24-hour parcel terminals to Brazil

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.

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Brazil Post taking steps to prepare for postal strike

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.