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Activity coding list for harmonised European time use surveys (2000)


Detail
Code:  1
Description:  EMPLOYMENT
Explanatory notes:  Note
According to ILO actual hours worked should include (ILO 1993, 84):
1. Hours actually worked during normal periods of work
2. Time worked in addition, and generally paid at higher than normal rates (overtime)
3. Time spent at the place of work on activities such as preparation of the workplace, repairs and maintenance, preparation and leaning of tools, and preparation of receipts, time sheets and reports;
4. Time spent at the place of work waiting or standing-by for such reasons as lack of supply of work, breakdown of machinery, or accidents, or time spent at the place of work during which no work is done but for which payment is made under a guaranteed employment contract; and
5. Time corresponding to short rest periods at the workplace, including tea and coffee breaks.

Note
Working time applies to work done in paid job and in a family business or property, also as "unpaid family member". It also applies to
work done by people who do not regard themselves as employed, e.g. children and elderly people

Note
Select the appropriate category according to the following rules:
1. If the respondent has no second job according to the individual questionnaire, code under 111 Main job.
2. If the respondent has a second job according to the individual questionnaire, but indicates in the diary that the work in fact concerns the main job, code under 111 Main job.
3. If the respondent has a second job according to the individual questionnaire and indicates in the diary that the work concerns the second job, code under 121 Second job.
4. If the respondent has a second job according to the individual questionnaire, but doesn’t indicate in the diary if the work concerns the main job or second job, code under 111 Main job.

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