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Casual Occupations (Insurance)

Volume 237: debated on Thursday 3 April 1930

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asked the Minister of Labour if she will state those insurable occupations which are now classified as casual?

The only connection in which the term "casual" is used in the official statistics is for the purpose of distinguishing the group of unemployed persons "normally engaged in casual employment." This category includes persons who usually seek a livelihood by means of separate jobs of short duration, and principally covers unemployed dock labourers, but may also include individuals in a large number of other occupations.