casual labour

/ˌkæʒuəl 'leɪbə/ noun
workers who are hired for a short period

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • casual — cas|u|al [ˈkæʒuəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(relaxed)¦ 2¦(not formal)¦ 3¦(work)¦ 4¦(relationship)¦ 5¦(without attention)¦ 6¦(not planned)¦ 7¦(not regular)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: casuel, from Late Latin casualis, from Latin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Labour hire — is the term applied to provision of outsourced skilled and unskilled blue collar workers hired for short or long term positions.The workers, known as field employees, temps, on hired employees or even just employees, are employed by the labour… …   Wikipedia

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