EMPLOYED. One who is in the service of another. Such a person is entitled to
rights and liable to. perform certain duties.
2. He is entitled to a just compensation for his services; when there
has been a special contract, to what has been agreed upon; when not, to such
just recompense as he deserves.
3. He is bound to perform the services for which he has engaged
himself; and for a violation of his engagement he may be sued, but he is not
liable to corporal correction. An exception to this rule may be mentioned;
on the ground of necessity, a sailor may be punished by reasonable
correction, when it is necessary for the safety of the vessel, and to
maintain discipline. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1001: 2 Id. n. 2296.
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