Definition: Casual workers

ILO terminology

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 characteristics of the employment contract.
International Labour Organisation (ILO), Resolution concerning the International Classification of Status in Employment (ICSE), adopted by the Fifteenth International Conference of Labour Statisticians, January 1993

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