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employer

n. a person or entity which hires the services of another. (See: employee, principal)

employer

noun administrator, boss, chief, controller, director, executive, head, leader, management, manager, master, overseer, owner, patron, proprietor, superior, supervisor, taskmaster
Associated concepts: employers' liability acts
See also: chief, director, executive, principal

EMPLOYER. One who has engaged or hired the services of another. He is entitled to rights and bound to perform duties.
     2.-1. His rights are, to be served according to the terms of the contract. 2. He has a right against third persons for an injury to the person employed, or for harboring him, so as to deprive the employer of his services. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2295.
     3. His duties are to pay the workman the compensation agreed upon, or if there be no special agreement, such just recompense as he deserves. Vide Hire; Hirer.

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