contingent worker


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contingent worker

n.
A temporary or part-time worker, usually one working under contract for a fixed period or a specific project.
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(3.) See Mark Berger, Unjust Dismissal and the Contingent Worker: Restructuring Doctrine for the Restructured Worker, 16 YALE L.
It comes closest in a survey called the Contingent Worker Supplement, which studies "contingent workers" in temporary working arrangements that they don't expect to last more than a year.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) added four questions to the May 2017 Contingent Worker Supplement.
HR will need to shift its reliance on job analysis to implement work analysis focused on the tasks involved in accomplishing the work, regardless of whether the worker is a full-time employee or a contingent worker. HR should consult with its internal client functions to determine what work is best accomplished by full-time employees (e.g., work tasks involving sensitive intellectual property) and that work which can be accomplished by contingent workers).
With over 16 years of recruitment experience, Phil's background includes developing contingent worker recruitment solutions for FTSE 100 companies, private equity backed businesses and public sector organisations.
Lansie Sylvia isn't a contingent worker, but she finds co-working helpful.
The Federal Court of Australia is currently hearing a case against Crocmedia, a sports broadcaster, who employed an intern for six months in which this contingent worker worked night shifts on seven days out of ten, producing radio broadcasts and was paid nothing for this work.
At the conclusion of the assignment, give the contingent worker some opportunity to express feelings.
Indeed, this has become a worldwide trend, with increases in contingent worker utilization in North America, Europe, and Asia (Isaksson and Bellagh, 2002; Quinlan and Bohle, 2004; Supangco, 2008).
Numerous titles fall under the umbrella term of contingent worker: flex worker, temporary worker, part-time worker and independent contractor.
Again, empirical results vary and appear to be dependent on the type of contingent worker employed.