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guest worker

Definition(s)

An economic migrant recruited for a restricted time of settlement and employment.

Source(s)

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Translations

  • BG: гост работник
  • CS: dočasně pracující cizinec / gastarbeiter
  • DE: Gastarbeiter
  • EL: μετανάστης εργαζόμενος / επισκέπτης εργαζόμενος
  • EN: guest worker
  • ES: trabajador invitado
  • ET: võõrtöötaja
  • FI: vierastyöläinen
  • FR: travailleur étranger / travailleur invité 
  • GA: aoi-oibrí
  • HU: vendégmunkás
  • IT: lavoratore ospite
  • LT: besisvečiuojantis darbuotojas
  • LV: viesstrādnieks
  • MT: Ħaddiem mistieden
  • NL: gastarbeider
  • PL: gastarbaiter
  • PT: trabalhador convidado
  • RO: lucrător vizitator
  • SK: zahraničný hosťujúci pracovník
  • SL: gostujoči delavec
  • SV: gästarbetare
  • NO: gjestearbeider (b); gjestearbeidar (n)

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Note(s)

This term is no longer used in the EU context . It was more or less restricted to migration flows in the 1950s and 1960s.