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Brazil Labor freedom

(points, source: The Heritage Foundation)

Brazil Labor freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Brazil from 2005 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 58.44 points with a minumum of 49.8 points in 2014 and a maximum of 66.1 points in 2006.
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The Labor Freedom index for Brazil from the Heritage Foundation reflects the various aspects of the legal and regulatory framework of the labor market in Brazil, including the minimum wage; laws inhibiting layoffs; severance requirements; and the regulatory burdens on hiring. Labor freedom rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Brazil Labor freedom and other indicators with the country comparator.


Definition: The Labor freedom index is composed of six quantitative factors: ratio of minimum wage to the average value added per worker, hindrance to hiring additional workers, rigidity of hours, difficulty of firing redundant employees, legally mandated notice period, and mandatory severance pay. The index is based on data collected in connection with the World Bank’s Doing Business study.