updated: 23 August 2007


 

Undocumented worker
This term refers to workers, sometimes also referred to as 'illegal immigrants ', who do not have the requisite identity papers, work permits or other documentation to work legally in a particular country.
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Unskilled work
Unskilled work refers to jobs that do not require previous training or experience, nor any form of training at work.
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Unskilled workers
Strictly speaking the term 'unskilled' refers to workers who perform work that requires neither previous training or experience, nor any form of training at work.
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Upgrading
See Moving up the value chain
 
Upskilling
Upskilling represents the central labour market policy tool through which medium and long-term employment goals may be achieved.
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