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
Those calls have led some politicians, including Gloria, to urge the state to prioritize vaccinations for school employees who work with young children.Morning Report: Not Much COVID Enforcement Happening Despite Crackdown | Voice of San Diego | February 12, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
As far as I know, we haven’t rewritten the employee handbook.New York Times bails on intent-neutral standard when discussing epithets | Erik Wemple | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Restrooms and coffee bars are spaced apart, he adds, encouraging employees to walk more.
The Justice Department has asked a judge to dismiss the case against the controllers, who are federal employees, on procedural grounds.
An asynchronous working environment is one in which there are no fixed hours for employees.Businesses adopt ‘asynchronous working’ to fight remote-working fatigue and encourage cross-border collaboration | Jessica Davies | February 9, 2021 | Digiday
Imagine waking up to find a guy who looks like a tech startup employee eating your charred crispy leg.The Red Viper, Zoe Barnes, and the Best Fictional Deaths of 2014 | Melissa Leon | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In some cases, public employee unions even pushed private sector unions to endorse Republicans.
Public employee unions are a little-acknowledged driver of this conflict.
In January 2014, a lifelong District of Columbia parks employee, Medric Mills, collapsed while walking with his grown daughter.
It said: “Tonie Tobias, Information Technology, President of GLEN, Gay and Lesbian employee Network.”How A Company’s Support of Gay Employees Helped One of Them To Come Out | | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A building employee stated earlier today that Girra left the premises less than five minutes before the killing.
A director of a bank is not an employee within the meaning of the acts under consideration.
The fact that a workman furnishes tools and materials, or undertakes to do a specified job will not prevent his being an employee.
An apprentice who is qualifying himself to operate an elevator is an employee within the Minnesota Act.
Thus, one who is employed as a workman in a sawmill on such days as it was in operation for four months was not a casual employee.
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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