Definition: Non-family labour regularly employed
All persons doing farm work for and receiving any kind of remuneration (salary, wages, profits or other payments including payment in kind) from the agricultural holding, other than the holder and members of his family.
Regularly employed labour force are persons who carried out farm work every week on the holding during the 12 months ending on the reference day of the survey, irrespective of length of the working week.
Persons who worked regularly for part of that period, but were unable for any of the following reasons to work for the entire period, are also included:
1. special conditions of production on the holding (for example specialising in growing olives or grapes or fruit and vegetables in the open field or in fattening cattle on grass and only requiring labour for a limited number of months);
2. absence by reason of holidays, military service, sickness, accident or death;
3. commencement or cessation of employment with the holding (covers also the workers who stop working for one agricultural holding to start working for another during the 12 months before the reference day of survey);
4. complete stoppage of work on the holding due to accidental causes (flooding, fire, etc.).
European Union, Commission Regulation (EC) No 1200/2009 of 30 November 2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods, as regards livestock unit coefficients and definitions of the characteristics