A number of workers from the Central Bank of Brazil on August 8 joined a strike of public-sector workers protesting over pay in the run up to the passage of the government's budget.
According to Sinal, the union representing employees of the central bank, a total of 500 workers from 23 government departments joined the protest in front of the Ministry of Planning in Brasilia. The protests were the latest in a string of strike actions, with some government workers having been on strike for more t
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