Brazil reduces in 42% hiring of public servants

The Brazilian federal government has drastically reduced in recent years the hiring of federal civil servants, focusing instead on filling temporary vacancies. From 2016 to 2020, the number of workers entering the public sector declined by 42.11%, to 45,976 from 79,397, according to data collected by the Economy Ministry. The trend was intensified in 2020 because of the pandemic.

Source: Valor International