Definition - What does Employee mean?

An employee is a person who is under contract or is hired to provide services to another. There are part-time and full-time employees. Both types do various forms work in order to earn financial compensation. Under the employment agreement, the employee must perform certain specified tasks in order to earn their wages from the employer.

Justipedia explains Employee

An employee is essentially someone who works for someone else or for a company. For example, a person who delivers pizzas for a pizza shop is an employee. A Wall Street trader who works for an investment bank is an employee. Employees work for all different types of companies. In order to become an employee, a person must enter a contractual agreement with an employer. The terms of the job are specified in the agreement. Once this contractual agreement is agreed upon and or signed, the person officially becomes an employee, and is said to have a "job."

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