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International Classification of Status in Employment

Definition
Classifies jobs held by persons at a point in time. A job is classified with respect to the type of explicit or implicit contract of employment of the person with other persons or organizations.
Source Definition
ILO 1993 - Resolution concerning the International Classification of Status in Employment, ICSE.

Classification internationale d’après la situation dans la profession

Définition
Classe les emplois occupés par les personnes à un moment donné. Un emploi est classé selon le type de contrat de travail, explicite ou implicite, que le titulaire a passé avec d’autres personnes ou organismes.
Source de la définition
ILO 1993 - Résolution concernant la Classification internationale d’après la situation dans la profession, CISP.

Clasificación Internacional de la Situación en el Empleo

Definición
Clasifica los empleos de una persona en un momento dado. Un empleo se clasifica con arreglo al tipo de contrato explícito o implícito de trabajo del titular con otras personas u organizaciones.
Fuente(s) de la definición
ILO 1993 - Resolución sobre la Clasificación Internacional de la Situación en el Empleo, CISE.