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Hire

To initiate employment for a person. That is, one hires an employee when one asks him/her to accept a job and he/she agrees. The employer agrees to pay wages and/or salary to the employee, who agrees to perform certain services for the employer. See also: Fire.

hire

the use by individuals or businesses of an ASSET that is leased to them by the owner of the asset in return for a financial payment (the hire charge). Hiring provides a means for consumers or firms to make use of assets without having to make large cash payments to purchase them. See LEASING.
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Easing administration by negotiating exclusivity with one or a handful of suppliers.Reviewing internal procedures for booking agency workers to ensure the provision of accurate and up-to-date information to agencies about the hirer's basic working and employment conditions.
With so many variables on a hirer's agenda, how could any insider who didn't get the promotion consider it a rejection or denigration of his skills?
"[A] hirer of an independent contractor is not liable to an employee of the contractor merely because the hirer retained control over safety conditions at a work site, but [only] insofar as a hirer's exercise of retained control affirmatively contributed to the employee's injuries," Brown wrote in the opinion.
In Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, Marco Polo is hired by Kublai Khan to relate his journeys, more or less the same way Traveler is hired by Contractor (Hirer) in Esterhazy's book.
The law recognizes that an intentional tort committed by the independent contractor may result in liability for the hirer. (11) In security, typical intentional torts are false arrest, false imprisonment, assault, battery, and defamation.
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The firm, a leading hirer of portable site accommodation and secure storage containers with its UK headquarters in Stockton, invested the six-figure sum on training and developing its employees, carried out over 1,729 training days last year.
Without the "paper counterpart", carried in a pocket-sized plastic folder that attaches to the driving licence, car rental companies are unable to check the hirer's driving record and are likely to refuse to release the vehicle, even if it was booked weeks ahead.
"The manager tried to contact the last hirer but communication with a traveller, who could now be anywhere in the world, proved elusive.
Blue Cube, the Stafford -based rental specialists for portable Cold Stores, Blast Freezers and Purpose-builds, already give each hirer a clearly-stated Service Level Agreement at the start of a contract, but they also want to make the job of assessing what is and isn't fair wear and tear at the end of a contract as hassle-free and transparent as possible, for both the hirer and for themselves.
The witness explained that his hirer Green House Promoters is very powerful.
Coming into force on October 1, 2011, temporary workers will, for the first time, have a right not to be treated less favourably than permanent employees in terms of their basic working and employment conditions, subject to a 12-week qualifying period of service with any hirer.