An employee is someone who has entered into or works under a contract of employment. There are several legal tests for employee status. Who is an Employee?
A worker is an individual who has entered into a contract with an employer who undertakes to perform personally a work or service. The term “worker” can apply to freelancers, agency temps, casuals, work experience trainees, but it does not apply to anyone who is genuinely self-employed. Who is a Worker?
Employees have a greater range of rights than workers and the self-employed. Why is the Distinction Important?
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