employer employer  /ɛm ˈplɔɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person or firm that employs workers

Usage(s):

  1. During World War II, employers started giving workers health benefits to get around wartime wage controls.
  2. Even when employers don't break the law, the process itself stacks the deck against union supporters.
  3. For their part, Arab employers, particularly those with limited education, sometimes conclude that they own their domestic servants.

News

  1. Professional Employer Organizations Hail National Small Business Week

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Small Business Week, the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) today applauded the contributions of America's small businesses to the economic and community vitality of our nation, and highlighted the role professional employer organizations (PEOs) play in supporting small ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Aetna Named a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health

    Aetna today announced that it has received a Platinum Award as 2013 Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles from the National Business Group on Health. Since the recogniti
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Employer's market

    Employer's market
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Pasadena Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I'm concerned that if the government steps in it will eventually push out the private health care plans millions of Americans enjoy today," Mr. Blunt said. "This could cause your employer to simply stop offering coverage, hoping the...
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Roy Blunt Source: Hindu

  2. "This is an employer-employee wage dispute," Danny Jordaan, head of the tournament's local organizing committee said in a statement distributed in Cape Town today. "Although we have respect for worker rights, we find it unacceptable for them...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Danny Jordaan Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "The justices were passing judgment on a federal statute used in the prosecution of [white-collar defendants]. It makes it a crime to deprive the public or one's employer or shareholders of the 'intangible right of honest services.' Although a...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source: Washington Post (blog)

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