What does “host employed” mean?

Someone enters into a contract of employment which states you are being “host employed by X on behalf of Y”?

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Alasdair Taylor's Answer

I’ve never heard this phrase before. It looks like it is used in Australia in some fairly particular circumstances:

“A host employer is an employer who agrees to have an injured worker at their workplace when the worker is unable to participate in rehabilitation with their original employer.”

https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/rehab-and-claims/stay-at-work-return-to-work/how-to-return-to-work/host-employment-information-for-employers

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