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employee

n. a person who is hired for a wage, salary, fee or payment to perform work for an employer. This is important to determine if one is acting as employee when injured (for worker's compensation) or when he/she causes damage to another, thereby making the employer liable for damages to the injured party. (See: agency, principal, respondeat superior, employer, scope of employment)

employee

see EMPLOYMENT.

EMPLOYEE. One who is authorized to act for another; a mandatory.

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Likert arranged to have him moved across town to manage the sister plant where employees openly said that they had "no use for GM management." Based on my passion for workplace trust, GM sent me to meet Likert.
105 (relating to payments by group health plans to reimburse medical expenses incurred by employees, their spouses and dependents) was clarified so that, for purposes of that section, the new dependent definition is applied without reference to the earnings limit and the special exclusions for individuals who are married or claimed as dependents on other taxpayers' returns.
As such, employees bore the burden of convincing a jury by a preponderance of the evidence that the employer had a duty to the employee, breached the duty with ensuing harm, and that there was a proximate cause between the breach and the harm.
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.
This includes capping the amount of company stock an individual can hold, making company matching contributions in cash rather than stock or, if matching is done with company stock, letting employees immediately diversify.
An employer can protect itself against an implied contract claim by requiring employees to sign a statement acknowledging at-will employment.
Award programs provide management with another effective tool for communicating its appreciation for employees. One such program is a service award program, which helps the company retain the best employees by recognizing their contributions to the overall success of the company.
The theory behind consumer-driven health care plans is that employees make better consumer decisions when they become personally responsible for the costs involved.
69-136 (3) concludes, in two hypothetical situations, that differential payments made by civilian employers to "former" employees who have been called to active duty in the U.S.
'All the evidence is that companies become more productive once the employees become involved,' Erdal says.
"It's a fine line with employees giving," said Cindi Canary, the executive director of the Illinois Campaign/or Political Reform, a Chicago nonprofit that researches the role of money in politics.
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