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Part-time, Casual and Other Atypical Workers: A Legal View

Geoffrey England
Publication date: April, 1987

Most academic labour lawyers in Canada are used to focussing their attention on the "traditional" employment relationship in which workers are more or less permanently employed by a single employer and regularly work forty or so hours per week. This paper focusses attention on the "Baker Street irregulars" of the labour market, to use a Sherlockian analogy. These are workers who do not fit the mould of the "traditional" employment relationship.