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A person employed for wages or salary, especially at non-executive level.
worker, member of staff, member of the workforceblue-collar worker, white-collar worker, workman, labourer, artisan, hand, hired hand, hired man, hired person, hired help, hirelingwage-earner, breadwinnerpersonnel, staff, workforceView synonyms
- ‘The other patients pay for their care at cost while federal government employees are entitled to special privileges.’
- ‘State bank employees have been involved in continuous agitation against privatisation.’
- ‘There is not usually any formal structure for representing employees at board level.’
- ‘Many public sector employees do vital but forgotten work.’
- ‘They have failed to pay their employees ' wages for July.’
- ‘Verify that the employee is legally eligible to work in the United States.’
- ‘The government plans to make millions of public sector employees work another five years before they can claim their pension.’
- ‘He remains an employee of the state railway company, which is continuing to pay him.’
- ‘The National Alliance for Fair Employment reports that three in ten workers are neither full-time nor permanent employees.’
- ‘A prospective employer of one of the company's former employees has approached me for a reference.’
- ‘At its peak, the firm had more than 6,000 employees on its payroll.’
- ‘What action an employer takes will depend on the terms of the employee's contract.’
- ‘The dismissal and disciplinary procedures apply when an employer contemplates dismissing an employee on various grounds.’
- ‘The plans are often extolled, rightly, for improving employee morale and loyalty.’
- ‘It will offer jobs at the national minimum wage and with the same rights as permanent employees.’
- ‘She stopped to chastise her audience, telling them to treat local hotel employees and restaurant workers with respect.’
- ‘Most employers currently choose the fund into which they pay their employees ' superannuation contributions.’
- ‘Not all employees who are eligible to retire will do so.’
- ‘Part of these foreign employees ' salaries can be paid by the overseas headquarters.’
- ‘Thousands of city employees were fired and there was a wage freeze for the survivors.’
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