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Employee

A person who works for another on a full-time or part-time basis. An employer directs where the employee perform work, what he/she does, and so forth. In general, an employee is paid a wage or salary by the employer in exchange for his/her time and/or production.

employee

a person who is employed by an EMPLOYER (firm, government, etc.) on a paid basis to perform a JOB or work task specified in his or her CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT. See PAY, WORKER.

employee

a person who is hired (employed) by another person or FIRM to provide LABOUR services as a FACTOR INPUT in the production of a good or service. Compare EMPLOYER, SELF-EMPLOYED. See WORKING POPULATION.

Employee

For income tax purposes, an employee is an individual who is subject to the will and control of the employer not only as to what shall be done but also as to how it shall be done. An employee is to be distinguished from an independent contractor because an employee's wages are subject to income tax withholding, and in most cases, social security and Medicare tax withholding. Employee status also affects how the taxpayer claims allowable deductions.
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Plant managers who had permitted me and my colleague Peg Holmes, ABC, to interview several of their employees in 1978 decided to share that employee data with the group at Chevrolet.
There are, in essence, 51 separate systems in the United States (plus additional systems in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and one for federal employees.)
Listen to out partner George Zuber and you'll hear how this Big Four accounting firm stood by gay employees and embraced diversity before many others got "on that bandwagon." "I chose Deloitte primarily because of its value of people toward diversity," says Zuber, who joined the firm 23 years ago.
* CPAs can help educate employees about the risks of inadequate diversification.
Courts have held that a signed acknowledgment by employees that they are an at-will employee will trump any argument that there is an implied-in-fact contract.
For example, management might form a committee of five to seven volunteers; in any event, hourly employees should comprise the majority of this committee's members.
Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA) feature employer-paid health reimbursement accounts and incentives for employees to be better consumers of healthcare.
(4) The earlier ruling had concluded that differential payments made to employees on temporary duty (such as training) with the National Guard constituted "wages" for payroll tax purposes, because the employment relationship was not disturbed during this time.
He instigated the transfer of the company's ownership to its employees. The handover was completed nine years ago, and he now reckons that, even with the slowdown in the world economy since 9/11, each of Tullis Russell's 1,100 employees have seen the value of their shares grow to some 6,000 [pounds sterling]-7,000 [pounds sterling], without putting their other savings at risk.
Stroger and Sheahan received more contributions from public employees than any other officials in the state, according to the Reporter's analysis.
AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL LAW ASSOCIATION PO Box 2025, Eugene, OR 97402-2025; 541/302-1958, FAX: 541/302-1958 E-mail: roberta@aglaw-assn.org Web site: www.aglaw-assn.org Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 1 Exec Dir: Robert P Achenbach (roberta@aglaw-assn.org) Mtgs: 2006--Oct 13-14, Savannah, GA Membership: 700 attorneys, bankers/economists Dues: $90.00

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