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Term
Employed, employment
Description Persons who during a specified brief period such as one week or one day, (a) performed some work for wage or salary in cash or in kind, (b) had a formal attachment to their job but were temporarily not at work during the reference period, (c) performed some work for profit or family gain in cash or in kind, (d) were with an enterprise such as a business, farm or service but who were temporarilty not at work during the reference period for any specific reason. (ILO, 1988)
Source International Labour Organization (ILO, 1988). Current International Recommendations on Labour Statistics, 1988 Edition (Geneva).
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