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homeworker

(ˈhəʊmˌwɜːkə)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who does paid work at home, rather than in an office
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homeworker

[ˈhəʊmwɜːkəʳ] Nasalariado/a m/f que trabaja desde casa
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National statistics indicate that 5 to 7 percent of combined homeworker and small business personal computer purchases now go through superstore channels.
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And Witherley-based Neil Smith scooped the homeworker of the year award, picking up the prize for future travel, the Co-operative Travel's homeworking division.
It provides its homeworker and multi-site offering as a service, to include connectivity provisioning and installation, IP telephony and thin client desktop platforms, which are linked to the system of the organisation through a secure VPN over an MPLS-based network.
The package has already been adopted by Dutch business communication vendor, Philips, to bring its 'Philips Homeworker' product to the market.
The result may be that an employee, say a factory worker, becomes a homeworker and loses standard benefits of employment, such as minimum wage, vacation pay, Unemployment Insurance and pension coverage, even though the real nature of the employment relationship has not changed.
TRAVEL agent David Hoyle, a Huddersfield-based homeworker with Future Travel, has been voted Homeworker of the Year at the prestigious Agent Achievement Awards.
The homeworker banks the payments in their account, deducts 10 per cent as a fee, then sends the remainder on to the 'company' via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram.
Ms Tanner said: "As a former homeworker myself, I know the problems faced by these people.
Another example of confusion over meaning emerged in a conversation with a man whose wife was a homeworker. Sok interpreted for his wife as I asked her about her experiences with homework.
A HOMEWORKER is defined as a person who works in his or her own home as opposed to the workplace of the employer, for remuneration, which results in a product or service as specified by the employer, irrespective of who provides the equipment, materials or other inputs used.
Wales TUC analysis also finds that the number of men working from home compared with 2005 has fallen by nearly 7,500 while more than 14,000 more women have taken on homeworker roles.