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EMPLOY Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To engage in one’s service; to use as an agent or substitute iu transactingbusiness; to commission and intrust with the management of one’s affairs; and, whenused in respect to a servant or hired laborer, the term is equivalent to hiring, which impliesa request and a contract for a compensation, and has but this one meaning whenused in the ordinary affairs and business of life. McCluskey v. Cromwell, 11 N. Y. 005;Murray v. Walker, S3 Iowa, 202, 4S N. W. 1075; Malloy v. Board of Education, 102 Cal.042, 30 Pac. 94S; Gurney v. Railroad Co., 58 N. Y. 371.


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