|Sweat shop in Sao Paulo- NO MORE!!|
The governor of Sao Paulo just approved a new law this week that will make it impossible for companies who condone in any way, slave-like labor anywhere in the state.
States cannot create it's own labor laws in Brazil, so the creative "Jeitinho Brasileiro" here was pass a law that will cancel the registration with the state ICMS system, which will block said companies from issuing invoices and making their operation impossible.
This piece of news comes as a huge relief to me, thinking of all the abusive, greedy business people that take advantage of poor immigrants who come to Brazil dreaming of a better future for themselves and their children.
The irony here, is that the staggering majority of the abusive sweat shop owners are immigrants themselves, mostly from Korea and a few middle easterners as well, and the immigrants they lock up in their sweat shops are usually from Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay.
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