Brazil’s Senate approves labor overhaul by strong margin

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate on Tuesday approved the country’s first major overhaul of labor rules in seven decades in a crucial victory for beleaguered President Michel Temer as he seeks to pull the economy out of its worst ever recession.

The bill, which modernizes some labor laws dating back to the 1940s, was passed in a 50 to 26 vote following approval in the lower house of Congress and will be sent to Temer to be signed into law.

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