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servant

n. an employee of an employer, technically one who works for a master. A servant is distinguished from an"independent contractor" who operates his/her own business even though spending much time on the work of a particular person or entity. The servant has established hours or piece work, is under the direction of the employer even as to details, cannot work for competitors, and acts for the benefit of the employer rather than for himself/herself. A servant (employee) must have workmen's compensation insurance and social security coverage, pay income tax deductions, and may benefit from various Federal and state labor laws. (See: master and servant, employee, independent contractor)

servant

see EMPLOYMENT.
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Parfois, leurs noms et leurs prenoms ne sont meme plus mentionnes, le document se contenant de formules laconiques telles que << le domestique >> ou << la servante >>, comme si ces individus, prives d'identites propres, etaient interchangeables (17).
While Chef Servantes, a Texas State University and Culinary Institute of America graduate, has taken his credentials to another level, there are many people who have respected his talent for quite some time.
(81.) Haubenestel, "Active, propre, honnete," 87-90; Piette, Domestiques et servantes, 167-68.
Les servantes reussissent a l'aide de ciseaux a "denouer" le noeud, a couper le cordon ombilical, a enlever le petit enfant.
Ils etaient employes dans les villes et les bourgs, surtout comme esclaves domestiques, les femmes en qualite de nourrices et de servantes. Les Bambaras au contraire, l'ethnie la plus nombreuse de cette region a Saint-Domingue, juges laborieux et endurcis au travail, etaient apprecies pour leur docilite.
This led to the founding of a new religious congregation for women, the Filles de la Charite, Servantes des Pauvres, now better known as the Sisters of Providence.