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🛠 Volkswagen battles slave labor claims

Good morning! Today, we discuss new allegations against Volkswagen Brazil. Another round of budget freezes. And the imbroglio over fuel taxes.

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Volkswagen faces allegations of using slave labor in the 1980s

Volkswagen plant in Taubaté, countryside São Paulo. Photo: Leonidas Santana/Shutterstock
Volkswagen plant in Taubaté, countryside São Paulo. Photo: Leonidas Santana/Shutterstock

Brazil’s Labor Prosecution Office confirmed on Monday that it has subpoenaed executives of Volkswagen Brazil to a hearing on June 14 to discuss allegations that the company used slave labor in the 1970s and 1980s on a farm in...

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