Brazil - Ministry of Labor and Employment

Luiz Marinho

Luiz Marinho, a law school graduate, took office as Minister of Labor and Employment on January 3, as part of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's cabinet.


Mr. Marinho has previously served as Minister of Labor in 2005, Minister of Social Welfare in 2007, and until 2022 was State President of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) in São Paulo. In addition, he was appointed President of the National Council for Food Security and Nutrition (Consea) between 2003 and 2004, in 2003 he was elected President of the CUT, and from 1996 to 2003 he was President of the Metalworkers Union ABC.


RIAL Focal point: 
Valter Sanches, Chief of the International Relations Advisory Office
Durval Aires de Menezes Neto, Coordination of International Relations
RIAL/GENDER Focal Point: 
Maíra Lacerda, Coordinator for International Technical Cooperation