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The Company is now enrolling candidates from around the country for the program, which includes 480 hours of theoretical and practical immersion


Sao Paulo, March 19, 2018  JBS has developed a Labor Lawyer Training Program (Programa Formação de Advogados Trabalhistas – PAT) to help train and develop attorneys to work at JBS plants. As part of the initiative, 11 lawyers will be selected for a highly specific and intensive training course at the company’s headquarters in Sao Paulo, focusing on Employment Law.

Candidates will go through a selection process that involves an online test, online and in-person interviews and a technical exam. The four-month program includes practical on-the-job activities, information about the business and a legal refresher course that includes Constitutional, Civil, Civil Procedure, Employment, Work Safety and other areas of the law.

“The program has been structured in a way that allows new lawyers to focus on getting to know the Company and its various activities, improve their technical knowledge and prepare themselves to take an innovative approach to legal practice”, said Adriano Ribeiro, JBS Legal director. He also noted that the Company needs to train new staff with industry-specific knowledge, focusing on new theories, out-of-the-box thinking and innovation.

The program includes 480 hours of coursework and it will target lawyers who graduated at least a year previously and have passed the bar exam. Placements are available at the Alta Floresta (MT), Barra do Garças (MT), Confresa (MT), Dourados (MS), Marabá (PA), Passo Fundo (RS), Pontes and Lacerda (MT) and Seara (SC) units. Lawyers from across the country have until April 23 to enroll by visiting After the selection process has been concluded, training will being in July.

About JBS
JBS is one of the world’s leading food industry companies with approximately 235 thousand employees in over 20 countries. The Company owns a portfolio of brands that are acknowledged for their excellence and innovation, including Doriana, Friboi, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Pride, Primo, Seara, Swift, Gold’n Plump and others, serving over 350,000 customers of more than 150 nationalities worldwide. The company’s focus on innovation also reflects its management approach to related businesses in areas such as leather, biodiesel, collagen, personal hygiene and cleaning products, natural wrappings, solid waste management solutions, metal packaging and transportation. JBS has adopted best sustainability practices throughout its value chain and constantly monitors its suppliers using satellite imagery, georeferenced maps of supplier farms and monitors official data from government agencies; the company also focuses on the highest possible food safety and quality standards. The success of JBS’s operations is closely tied to our Animal welfare practices, which are rigorously applied and have received an increasing share of investments to further improve the Company’s efforts in this area, in line with best practices.


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