The ten largest companies surveyed in Wash Car (Lava Jato) have fired about 600,000 workers between the end of 2013 (shortly before the start of the operation in March 2014) and December 2016. The data are from the O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper .
In addition to the siege of investigations, the recession and falling oil prices and government spending are also responsible for shrinking the number of jobs in these companies. The survey considered direct and outsourced employees.
But the set factors impact was also reflected in the closing of indirect vacancies. According to the report, companies in oil and gas sector, such as Petrobras, were hit by the reduction in oil prices, now close to US $ 50. Only Petrobras has laid off 259,907 employees in the three-year period. Of the 446,291 who worked for the state company in December 2013, only 186,384 resisted the company in December 2016.