body shopping


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body shopping

n
informal the purchasing of manpower from another country, usually one where wages are cheap
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Paulachak: Body shopping, or temp placements, is typically the unstructured placement of staff at a client's site, meaning that the client has to treat them the same as their own employees, with all the hassles of training, attendance and performance management, and everything else.
Also, for companies using body shopping there is the problem that after 12 months, the body shopped person may be regarded by labor authorities as a full time employee and have rights relating to company benefits normally only reserved for employees.