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Report: Brazilian subway workers suspend strike but won’t rule out World Cup reprise

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, June 9, 2014 20:45 EDT
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Commuters are seen at the Ana Rosa station during a Metro workers strike, in Sao Paulo on June 6, 2014 [AFP]
 
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Subway workers in Sao Paulo voted to suspend their strike pending a further meeting Wednesday, warning the stoppage could resume when the Brazilian mega-city hosts the World Cup kick-off.

“On the 11th we shall hold an assembly with a strike set for the 12th. Whether we put down tools or not will depend on the re-hiring of the 42 workers” fired for joining the protest, a meeting of metro union workers stated late Monday.

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