Contingent Worker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Contingent Worker: Refers to an individual employed in a job that does not have an explicit contract for long-term employment (i.e., independent contractor or temporary employee)

Other Words for Worker

Worker Verb Synonyms: labourer, working man or woman, workman, hand, employee, artisan, craftsman, tradesman, white-collar worker, blue-collar worker, proletarian, breadwinner, wage-earner

Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990: OWBPA amended the ADEA prohibiting all employers from age discrimination in employee benefits programs by either providing equal benefits for older and younger workers or by spending an equal amount o MORE

Semi-Skilled Worker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Semi-Skilled Worker: Semi-skilled workers have to be able to read, write and communicate but are usually not required to have educational or apprenticeship credentials to qualify for jobs. Training time is short, task sp MORE

Knowledge Worker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Knowledge Worker: Employees whose job functions are primarily of an intellectual nature. MORE

Home-Based Worker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Home-Based Worker: An employee who works from a home office rather than at a physical workspace at the employer’s location. MORE

Displaced Workers

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Displaced Workers: Individuals who have lost their jobs due to a plant closing, relocation, downsizing or position elimination. MORE

Social Worker

Life Style / Adoption / Social Worker: Person who completes home studies, works with birth parents and adoptive families in adoption situations. MORE