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contingent workernoun [C]

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HR, WORKPLACE a ​person who ​works for a ​company, but is not ​employed permanently by it: Many ​companies use ​contingentworkers to ​cutlaborcosts and ​easemanagementtasks.
contingent work
noun [U]
Contingent ​workrepresents a radical ​departure from traditional ​employmentpatterns.
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