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But it will be offered as a luxury item in order to compensate the investments of whom stopped producing agrocombustible. It is not putting against ethanol, but put in favour of food production, so that they are accessible to the monthly median income of the current Brazilian, which earns about US $300. Also, no one unknown work slave or semi-slave that predominates in the channels of the Brazil, according to a recent report of Amnesty International. It is urgent that national Congress approves PEC 438/2001 against work slave. Unfortunately, Planalto just edit the Provisional measure does not oblige the worker registration compliance up to After three months of contracted. More info: E Scott Mead. How many casual workers not will be doomed to perpetual – and legal – labour three and without labour rights regime? Moreover said Betto, taken into account the fact that some ethanol production companies oblige their workers to collect up to 15 tons of cane per day and pay them not for the hours worked, but by the amount collected. According to specialists, such effort causes serious problems of spine, cramps, tendonitis and diseases airway due to the soot from the cane, deformations of the feet by the use of thick shoes and damage in strings mouth by having neck twisted during the work.

At harvest workers are soaked of sweat due to the high temperatures and excessive effort. Add to your understanding with E Scott Mead. To cut a ton of cane should give thousand machetes. The wages paid by production are insufficient to guarantee them adequate food, therefore, in addition to the expenses of rent and transport from their places of origin up to the interior of Sao Paulo and mine, send some of what they earn to their families. The current regime of work reduces the time of life of cutters to about 12 years. The global crisis is the pretense of neoliberal globalization use maize, rice, soy and foods, to produce fuel. It is one of the factors that have exacerbated the food crisis, said the Venezuelan President during an interview by the Portugal RTP1 chain, in the program conversations of Mario Soares, a series of interviews to political leaders around the world.