employee employee  /ɛm ˈplɔɪ i/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a worker who is hired to perform a job

Usage(s):

  1. Some public-employee pension plans are well managed and adequately funded.
  2. Blockbuster introduced payroll cards to its corporate employees last December and is seeking to expand the program to its 60,000 store employees.
  3. All 25 employees in the firm's Fresno office17 account representatives, two trainees, six back-office assistantsannounced that they were quitting, with no advance warning.

News

  1. Montco employee waives hearing on theft charges

    A Montgomery County law library employee, accused of putting her daughter’s college textbooks on the county tab, waived her preliminary hearing on Friday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Intelligencer

  2. Employee arrested in Burger King break-in, theft

    A Burger King employee was arrested on suspicion of breaking into one of its Burlington restaurants recently and stealing money.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WXII-TV Winston-Salem

  3. Employee seeks $200,000 in lawsuit

    A Clayton County sheriff's employee who was videotaped in the bathroom by a co-worker has filed a $200,000 lawsuit against the sheriff's office, alleging she was humiliated and embarrassed.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Clayton News Daily

Quotes

  1. "We have learned that time and again BP officials had warning signs that this was, as one employee put it, 'a nightmare well,'" said Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.). "They made choices that set safety...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Bart Stupak Source: New York Times

  2. A furious local organising committee CEO Danny Jordaan said: "This is an employer-employee wage dispute. Although we have respect for workers' rights, we find it unacceptable for them to disrupt match-day proceedings and will not hesitate to take...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Danny Jordaan Source: postzambia.com

  3. "We did not find a pattern of intentional, illegal conduct by ACORN staff involved; in fact, no action, illegal or otherwise, was ever taken by any ACORN employee on behalf of the videographers," Harshbarger said in a statement. "Instead, the...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Scott Harshbarger Source: Washington Post

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