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Definition: Length of service with the enterprise

Labour market

Length of service was defined as the number of years worked with the person's current employer. If the employee has already worked in another local unit of the enterprise, length of service should be calculated from the date of entry to the enterprise.
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, p.14