The Committee of the Superior Labor Court (TST) published the new edition of two jurisprudential orientations. The publication occurred on June 28, 2012.

OJ 419. Classification. Employee who performs duties in agribusiness company. Definition by the main activity of the company.

"It is considered as rural worker the employee who, in spite of the performed activity, provides services to agribusiness employers (article 3, paragraph 1, of Law No. 5889 of June 8, 1973), since, in this case, it is the main activity of the company which determines the classification".

OJ 420. Continuous shifts. Duration of the working hours. Collective rule with retroactive effect. Invalidity. "It is considered invalid the collective rule which, regulating preterit situations, establishes the working hours of eight hours for working in continuous shifts".

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