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The perspective of trade union leaders from the Brazilian metallurgical sector on Industry 4.0

Jorge Muniz Junior; Fernando Ramalho Martins; João Paulo de Oliveira Santos; Daniel Wintersberger

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Abstract:: The aim of this paper is to investigate trade unionists leaders' perspective on Industry 4.0. Questionnaires and interviews were carried out. Two conclusions were pointed out: a fragmented understanding of the concept and the low participation of workers in the implementation process. Looking forward to a just transition, the improvement of either the conceptual grasp and the workers' participation are necessary.


Industry 4.0, Trade unionism, Brazil, Industry 5.0


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