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EMPLOYERS – ILO

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French Equivalent: Employeurs – BIT

Definition:
Employers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of job defined as a self-employed job, and in this capacity, on a continuous basis (including the reference period) have engaged one or more persons to work for them in their business as employees.

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. 9.

Cross References:
Employers – ESA
Employers - SNA
Owner-managers

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

Version Indicator: ILO

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics - Labour force statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 22, 2002