|n.||1.||One who employs another; |
|Noun||1.||employer - a person or firm that employs workers|
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
EMPLOYER. One who has engaged or hired the services of another. He is
entitled to rights and bound to perform duties.
2.-1. His rights are, to be served according to the terms of the contract. 2. He has a right against third persons for an injury to the person employed, or for harboring him, so as to deprive the employer of his services. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2295.
3. His duties are to pay the workman the compensation agreed upon, or if there be no special agreement, such just recompense as he deserves. Vide Hire; Hirer.