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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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According to those participants in 1982, and nearly 31,000 respondents thereafter, by far the most important trust factor for employees is openness.
On acceptance of the RSC'S offer, the employee signed and delivered a blank deed to the RSC.
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.
This is defined to include employees who serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, as well as all Reserve components of each, the Army or Air National Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service.
AC: To what extent are employers obligated, legally or ethically, to provide support for employees who are showing marked signs of job-related stress?
Current and former supervisors in Los Angeles city government say bosses often ask underperforming employees to transfer to other jobs or other city departments.
In contrast, a scenario in which management and employees talk and listen to one another and resolve problems together will increase employees' trust in management.
The theory behind consumer-driven health care plans is that employees make better consumer decisions when they become personally responsible for the costs involved.
If the worker invests in facilities not typically maintained by employees (such as an office rented at fair value from an unrelated party) and uses them to perform services, that tends to indicate the worker is an independent contractor.
All the evidence is that companies become more productive once the employees become involved,' Erdal says.

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