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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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By 2001, I found that the younger ones were still very skeptical, but running out of excuses to avoid considering their own employee trust feedback (own is a key word).
A qualified distribution is one that occurs after a five-year period of participation and that either is (1) made on or after the date the employee attains age 59 1/2, (2) made after the employee's death or (3) attributable to the employee being disabled.
There are many possible causes, including misunderstandings, honest mistakes, cost shifting from non-occupational health care, employee resentment, unscrupulous service providers and outright fraud.
It offers the same benefits to same-sex domestic partners as it does to married couples: health insurance, coverage of a partner's dependents, temporary continuation of health coverage at group rates to former employees and their domestic partners, adoption assistance, and four child care centers, among other perks.
* Companies that allow employees to invest their 401(k) accounts in company stock face a serious risk if the stock declines precipitously.
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.
(24) If an employee, despite the efforts to provide training, is unable to perform the functions required of that position, then the employer must place the employee in a position of equivalent seniority, status and pay, provided the employee is qualified to perform that job.
No matter the substance in question, it is perfectly acceptable and legal for employers to base firing decisions on an employee's violation of a "zero tolerance" policy.
Increasing numbers of employers are finding that high deductible health plans can provide significant premium savings over traditional health plans, and many employers automatically deposit this savings into Health Savings Accounts for their employees to pay for first dollar health care.
Another part of a strategic communications action plan is the exit interview, which provides one of the best opportunities for management to gain candid appraisals of the company from departing employees. When an employee leaves a company, he or she is likely to feel free to voice candid concerns, opinions, and advice.
Eric Parmenter, Grant Thornton's practice leader for compensation and benefit consulting, calls the Cafe Plan[SM] a win-win for both employer and employee. "The employer has a predictable budget for employee benefits, and the employees can custom-design their own benefit plan."
69-136, but it is not clear whether the agency has fully considered the effect of the guaranteed reemployment rights set forth in USERRA or the provision of more generous benefits on the ruling's conclusion that the employment relationship is "interrupted" when the employee departs for active duty.