casual worker


casual worker
See casual employee.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • casual worker — n. temporary worker, worker employed on a temporary basis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • casual worker — /ˌkæʒuəl wɜ:kə/ noun a worker who can be hired for a short period …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • casual — [kazh′o͞o əl] adj. [ME & OFr casuel < LL casualis, by chance < L casus, chance, event: see CASE1] 1. happening by chance; not planned; incidental [a casual visit] 2. happening, active, etc. at irregular intervals; occasional [a casual… …   English World dictionary

  • casual — ca·su·al adj 1 a: not expected or foreseen b: not done purposefully: accidental 2 a: employed for irregular periods a casual worker b: engaging in an activity on an occasional basis …   Law dictionary

  • casual — ▪ I. casual cas‧u‧al 1 [ˈkæʒuəl] adjective JOBS casual workers are employed only when they are needed, and are not in permanent or continuous employment; = TEMPORARY: • Traditionally, labour in the construction industry has been employed on a… …   Financial and business terms

  • casual — adjective 1 NOT CARING not caring or seeming not to care about something: His casual manner annoyed me. | Karla tried to sound casual, but her excitement was obvious. 2 CLOTHES casual clothes are comfortable clothes that you wear in informal… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • casual — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Late Latin; Anglo French casuel, from Late Latin casualis, from Latin casus fall, chance more at case Date: 14th century 1. subject to, resulting from, or occurring by chance < a casual… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • casual — [ kaʒjʊəl, zj ] adjective 1》 relaxed and unconcerned.     ↘made, done, or acting without much care or thought: a casual remark. 2》 not regular or firmly established.     ↘(of a worker) employed on a temporary or irregular basis.     ↘(of a sexual …   English new terms dictionary

  • casual — adj. & n. adj. 1 accidental; due to chance. 2 not regular or permanent; temporary, occasional (casual work; a casual affair). 3 a unconcerned, uninterested (was very casual about it). b made or done without great care or thought (a casual remark) …   Useful english dictionary

  • worker — work‧er [ˈwɜːkə ǁ ˈwɜːrkər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES one of the people who work for an organization or business, and are below the level of manager: • There are new health and safety regulations for factory workers. • Many office workers… …   Financial and business terms


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