Four in ten workers sell food stamps

Whether for shopping, supplementing the budget or savings, 39% of workers who receive food stamps sell the benefit. The finding is from a survey by SPC Brasil (Credit Protection Service) and the National Confederation of Shopkeepers (CNDL). Maurício De Lion, a partner in the Labor area at Felsberg Advogados, explained to Folha de S. Paulo that the sale of food stamps can be punished by dismissal for just cause, in addition to generating criminal liability for the worker, since it is considered a crime of fraud.

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