master and servant
n.
The relationship between an employer and an employee in which the employee performs services for the employer in return for pay, and the employer directs the employee and has the right to fire him or her.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


master and servant
An outdated term that refers to the employment relationship and the field of employment law.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


master and servant
n. The relationship between an employer or other person having authority to direct and control the performance of services; the person performing those services.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


master and servant
An archaic generic legal phrase that is used to describe the relationship arising between an employer and an employee.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


master and servant
An archaic generic legal phrase that is used to describe the relationship arising between an employer and an employee.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

master and servant
n.
   the body of law, including statutes and legal decisions which are precedents, which relates to the relationship of an employer and employee.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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