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CASUAL WORKERS

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Definition:
Casual workers are workers who have an explicit or implicit contract of employment which is not expected to continue for more than a short period, whose duration is to be determined by national circumstances.

These workers may be classified as being employees or own-account workers according to the specific circumstances of the employment contract.

Source Publication:
International Labour Organization (ILO) Resolutions Concerning International Classification of Status in Employment Adopted by the 15th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, January 1993, para. 14(e).

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/res/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics - Labour force statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, March 03, 2003