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STF judges end of mandatory union contribution as constitutional

June / 2018

On Friday (29), the Federal Supreme Court decided by 6 votes to 3, for the constitutionality of the end of the obligation of union contribution, thus validating what had already been established by the Labor Reform approved by the National Congress in 2017.

The Court jointly analyzed 20 actions that dealt with the issue, the main action being filed by the National Confederation of Workers in Waterway and Air Transport, Fishing and Ports (CONTTMAF) and concluded that the new law does not violate the Federal Constitution.