• An agency worker is someone who is supplied by an employment business/agency to work for the hirer under a contract of employment or other such contract as agreed between the employment business/agency and the hirer.

  • An apprentice is someone who is engaged through an employment contract to undertake a course of training and learning in order to practice a skilled trade or profession.

  • Young workers are workers who are over school-leaving age and are under 18.

  • Posted workers are sent by their employer to temporarily work abroad in another European Union member state.

  • Piece workers are paid for the work that they produce rather than the number of hours worked.