Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

EMPLOYED. One who is in the service of another. Such a person is entitled to rights and liable to. perform certain duties.
     2. He is entitled to a just compensation for his services; when there has been a special contract, to what has been agreed upon; when not, to such just recompense as he deserves.
     3. He is bound to perform the services for which he has engaged himself; and for a violation of his engagement he may be sued, but he is not liable to corporal correction. An exception to this rule may be mentioned; on the ground of necessity, a sailor may be punished by reasonable correction, when it is necessary for the safety of the vessel, and to maintain discipline. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1001: 2 Id. n. 2296.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
"The employed person, might get full pay for six weeks, half pay for six weeks, and then the statutory minimum of PS145.18 for the next 14 weeks - that's a total of PS6,878.66.
Ms Bowden has employed her husband Martin Eaglestone as a senior advisor on 37 hours a week, earning up to PS40,972 since September 2017.
Both Messers Mokaila and Goya were responding to Specially Elected MP, Mr Mephato Reatile, who had asked the ministers to state how many people living with albinism and other disabilities were employed in their ministries and institutions.
The Indians were employed in a factory with another group of Indians but it was found that the 24 Indians did not have valid visas to be employed in Sri Lanka.
The researchers found that the self-employed and wage earners without insurance offers had insurance gains (reductions in uninsurance rates) equal to or greater than those of people not employed. After 2014, when the ACA's major coverage provisions were enacted, the percentage of not-employed adults who were uninsured declined by 6.9 percentage points.
By contrast, Hungary recorded the lowest proportion of young employed working on weekends (11 per cent), followed by Portugal (12 per cent), Poland (13 per cent), the Czech Republic and Croatia (both 18 cent).
The number of employed in Israel and Israeli settlements was 130,700 in 2017 compared with 116,800 in 2016.
In terms of industries, the biggest number of agency-hired workers at 311,722, or 45.1 percent of total agency-hired workers reported in 2016, were employed in manufacturing.
"The low prevalence of employers among the self-employed is consistent with the low entry of firms, especially in the formal private sector, which is very small, accounting for only 6% of all employed".
However, the Senate version retains the exemption of P82,000 covering 13th month pay, other bonuses and other fringe benefits for the employed. It also retains the maximum exemption for dependents up to P100,000.
Mr Campbell told ChronicleLive he employed his wife on a part-time basis on a salary of PS8,000 a year, after a previous secretary didn't work out.
Self-employed workers were less likely to say they would rely on government benefits than employed workers, the report found.