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No good avoiding casual employment rates (5)


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'rates' is the definition.
(tempo is a kind of rate)

'no good avoiding casual employment' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
'good' could be 'pi' (I've seen this in other clues) and 'pi' is found in the answer.
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