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30 Apr 2019 | 02:26 AM UTC

Brazil: São Paulo Metro workers postpone strike until May 7

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São Paulo Metro workers postpone strike until May 7 to allow for further negotiations; significant transportation disruptions expected in the event of a strike

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/7/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION São Paulo


Workers with the São Paulo Metro announced on Monday, April 29, that they would postpone a planned strike until Tuesday, May 7, to allow for further negotiations. The work stoppage was originally planned for Tuesday, April 30. The union will meet on Monday, May 6, to vote on the May 7 strike, which would begin at 04:40 (local time). Significant transportation disruptions are expected if the strike should go forward. 


Individuals in São Paulo are advised to monitor the situation, allow for additional time to reach their destination, and anticipate transportation disruptions and increased traffic congestion and demand for taxis in the event of a strike.


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