Brazil and Spain will expand cooperation in labor sphere

11/04/2006 - 8h05

Agência Brasil

Brasília - The Spanish minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Jesus Caldera, is meeting today (11) with the Brazilian ministers of Labor and Employment, Luiz Marinho, and of Social Security, Nelson Machado. At the meeting the two countries will sign a memorandum of understanding on cooperation and technical assistance in labor matters.

The document, which represents the fruit of the Brasília Declaration on the Consolidation of the Spain-Brazil Strategic Partnership, ratified by the presidents of the two countries on January 24, 2005, will intensify bilateral cooperation in the areas of employment, professional training, labor relations, working conditions, and immigration..

Translation: David Silberstein