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Jun 23

At Work in Brazil: No Point Complaining About the Government’s Red Tape – Expat – WSJ

il: No Point Complaining About the Government’s Red Tape

One of author Paulo Trevisani’s old Brazilian carteira de trabalhos. Paulo Trevisani

One of author Paulo Trevisani’s old Brazilian carteira de trabalhos. Paulo Trevisani

BRASILIA — The woman sitting next to me in the airplane heading to Brasilia from Salvador was a Brazilian executive planning to set up shop in the U.S. She said she was fed up with Brazil’s difficult business environment.

I mentioned that my experience working in the U.S. had involved relatively little bureaucratic red tape and that there was no American version of Brazil’s ubiquitous “Carteira de Trabalho” (work book) containing proof and basic terms of employment.

 

Source: At Work in Brazil: No Point Complaining About the Government’s Red Tape – Expat – WSJ