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Company Response

Nestlé Response

...Nestlé Brazil is committed to provide conditions that are equal to or superior to our competitors in the market. Nestlé Brazil has not eliminated the meal vouchers. We are in the process of a standard negotiation with one of our unions in one of our facilities. As with any negotiation, we make adjustments to the overall conditions, always in alignment with local regulations and remaining attractive and competitive. All factory employees in Nestlé Brazil are above the minimum wage. We continue to stand by our track record of support for our people. Their health and wellbeing is our top priority. Nestlé Brazil has provided and continues to provide support to our employees through the pandemic, investing approx. CHF 2.1 mio to date across initiatives such as: Free transportation to factory employees...[;]...Subsidized meals for factory workers...[;]...Free nutritional counseling, telemedicine with 50+ medical consultants, mental health support with professional support...[;]...Protective equipment and strict hygiene measures to ensure a safe working environment...[;]...Physical exercise classes for employees...[;]...Free flu vaccination...[;]...Immunity kits for vulnerable employees. Nestlé has been present in the country for more than 100 years, providing direct employment to around 20,000 people. Nestlé Brazil is the fifth largest market for Nestlé worldwide...