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FORMS OF EMPLOYMENT (Search for related entries in the library)

Scope Note: Different categories of paid/wage work or self-employment (e.g. temporary, permanent, part-time and full-time). Statistical tables use the term "employment form" to refer only to forms of paid work/waged work and not to self-employment.