a person working for another person or a business firm for pay.
- Rarely em·ploy·e, em·ploy·é .
- pre·em·ploy·ee, noun
- pro·em·ploy·ee, adjective
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How to use employee in a sentence
Wenceslas Steinbock was at first an apprentice and afterwards an employe of the firm.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Miles could not continue to pay her large sums of money, since he was really only an employe of Flora's.Murder at Bridge | Anne Austin
Nor could an employer discipline an employe for joining a union or inducing others to join.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States | Selig Perlman
I think the only serious problem we have to meet is whether we shall take away the common law right from the employe.
First: Shall we prepare a bill that is compulsory upon the part of the employer and optional as to the employe?
British Dictionary definitions for employee
a person who is hired to work for another or for a business, firm, etc, in return for payment: Also called (esp formerly): employé
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