Worker

Definition of the term ‘worker’.

Anyone who performs paid work in any capacity for an employer, business or organisation is considered a worker. However, the term can also include unpaid workers such as volunteers or work experience students.

You're considered a worker if you are:

  • an employee
  • a trainee, apprentice or work experience student
  • a volunteer
  • an outworker
  • a contractor or sub contractor
  • an employee of a contractor or sub contractor
  • an employee of a labour hire company.
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