Definition of EMPLOYER


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.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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