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Clarifying Misunderstood Terms: Seasonal Workers and Seasonal Employees
Health Care Attorneys P.C.Link to more items from this source
[Guidance Overview]
May 27, 2015
"A seasonal worker is an employee who performs labor or services on a seasonal basis.... A seasonal employee is ... 'an employee who is hired into a position for which the customary annual employment is six months or less.' ... The seasonal employee is unique compared to part-time, variable hour, and full-time employees ... because it does not factor in an employee's hours of service.... [S]easonal workers are only relevant for determining if an employer is an [Applicable Large Employer (ALE)]. Seasonal employees are only relevant when determining if a new employee can be placed into an initial measurement period."

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