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Definition: Apprentices

Labour market

Apprentices are  all employees who do not yet fully participate in the production process and work either under an apprenticeship contract or in a situation in which vocational training predominates over productivity.
Community statistics on the level and structure of labour costs 1996 - List, definition and breakdown of the variables, p.3 Eurostat, "Statistics on the structure and distribution of earnings: Methods and definitions", Data 1995, 1998 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999