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.