This will be Brazil’s first general strike in more than two decades if it gets widespread participation.
After weathering a bruising campaign to drive her from office, Dilma appears to be on her way out.
Many of President Dilma Rousseff's loudest critics are embroiled in their own corruption scandals.
Under Brazil's presidential system, Rousseff will remain in office but the break sharply raises the odds she could be impeached in a matter of months.
A president fighting impeachment names a finance minister not trusted by markets as Brazilians, dismayed by the country's politics, prepare for more hardship in 2016.