Let us see the definition of EMPLOYEE defined by different concept

1. An employee The man who works for another in return for financial or other compensation or rewards.

2. An employee is a body who works in the service of other's under an express or implied contract of hire, under which the employer has the right to control the details of work performance and time .

3. An employee is hired person for a specific job or to provide labor and who works in the service of someone else (the employer).

4. In general, anyone who performs services for an organization is an employee if the organization can control what will be done and how it will be done.The control question is used to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.

5. Under common-law rules, anyone who performs services for you is your employee if you can control what will be done and how it will be done. This is so even when you give the employee freedom of action. Matters is that you have right to control details of how the services are performed.

6. Employee employed by another usually for wages or salary and in a position below the executive level .

7. Majority part of working people in services are employees. You are classified as an employee because you are working under a contract of employment. A service contract does not require to be in writing as it exists when you and your employer agree terms and conditions of employment. It can also be implied from your actions and those of the person you are working for.

8. Emplyee's contract will normally set out what you are expected to do and you will usually be expected to do the work yourself. Put simply, you cannot send someone else to do your work for you.

The factors designating someone as an employee include:

• A specific wage or salary

• An implied or written contract

• Control of the person's work by the employer


Employee rights

As an employee, you are entitled to all minimum statutory employment rights including:

  • maternity, adoption and paternity leave
  • the right not to be unfairly dismissed
  • statutory redundancy pay
  • all the rights that are given to 'workers'