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The Brazilian government guarantees that the economic reforms advance in the Congress

Brazil's finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, said today that economic reforms are moving forward in the legislature regardless of the last setback suffered by labor in a Commission of the Senate, fruit of the political crisis in which the country is immersed.

Sao Paulo, June 23 (EFE) .- Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said today that economic reforms are moving forward in the legislature regardless of the latest setback Suffered the work in a commission of the Senate, fruit of the political crisis in which the country is immersed.

The Commission of Social Affairs of the Upper House rejected on Tuesday, Some votes from pro-government senators, Michel Temer's proposal to change the labor laws in the midst of the corruption scandal that has involved Directly to the head of state on suspicion of corruption.

However, Meirelles downplayed that parliamentary "defeat" and expressed this Friday in a meeting with businessmen Held in Sao Paulo, that the "expectation is that, in fact, the reform will be approved."

"The important thing is that it is progressing and the indications are positive," he added at the opening Of the seminar "The recovery of growth: alternatives of credit and capital" promoted by the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) in Brazil.

The minister defended the reform Which seeks to make the labor market more flexible and to give legal value to collective agreements, whether or not they conform to current legislation, and said that it "empowers the worker."

In its opinion, the current legislation, without major changes since 1943, is "one of the great problems of the economy in terms of cost to produce in Brazil", Employers and condemn unions.

The congress also discusses a controversial reform of the system of retirement and pension system in which it is proposed to tighten the requirements To access that benefit.

The process of both reforms, which approval is key to the government, has been delayed since the scandal that threatened continuity was uncovered. Of Temer in power.

The political crisis, which began on May 17, has caused several minority parties in the Chamber of Deputies to abandon the Allied base, and both the Opposition as some pro-government lawmakers have demanded their immediate resignation.

Suspicions about Temer are based on the revelations to Justice of executives of the JBS group, who Accused the Brazilian government of receiving bribes from 2010 and provided a recording in which the president listens in silence or consents to possible crimes.

Therefore, the Court Suprema opened an investigation against Temer for alleged crimes of passive corruption, obstruction of justice and illicit association.

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