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One who has a regular job.


a person who has a regular post of employment


(ˈdʒɒbˌhoʊl dər)

1. a person who has a regular or steady job.
2. a government employee.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jobholder - an employee who holds a regular job
earner, wage earner - someone who earn wages in return for their labor
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"


One who is employed by another:
Informal: hire, hired hand.
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jobholder holds a hundred bucks-a-plate fund-raiser, which former GOP chair Fergus Cullen derisively said was pitched as "Let me use your money to pay my mom while I cash a taxpayer-funded paycheck.
A multiple jobholder is defined as an individual who responds affirmatively to the initial question stated earlier and (1) had a job as a wage and salary worker with two or more employers, (2) combined a wage and salary job with self-employment, or (3) combined a wage and salary job with one as an unpaid family worker.
A fundamental principle is that the jobholder must be enrolled and will then be able to opt out.
18) between safety managers and owner audit and control managers indicates a notable difference in safety perception among these groups of jobholder.
Mark Hamilton, a partner in the employment and pensions department at law firm Maclay Murray & Spens, warns the penalties for failing to comply with the legislation vary from fixed penalties of PS400, escalating penalties of PS200 per day up to and including two years' imprisonment for preventing a jobholder from joining a scheme.
8220;Finally, the scheme is prohibited from requiring an employer to supply information about the jobholder other than what is specifically needed for AE.
These duties apply equally to both large employers as well as small and micro employers, provided they employ at least one relevant jobholder, which includes parttime workers.
The workplace pension reforms, including onset of employer duties, mean that starting from 2012 UK employers will have to automatically enroll all eligible jobholders, and when asked by them, any jobholder, into a pension scheme that meets or exceeds certain legal standards.
He follows Lars-Hendrik Roeller and current jobholder Damien Neven, who will remain in office until May.
Under the section Emotional Demands, the description warns that the public could cause the jobholder "emotional stress or upset".
BLS defines a multiple jobholder as an employed person who had either two or more wage and salary jobs at the same time, was self-employed and also held a wage and salary job, or was an unpaid family worker who also held a wage and salary job.
It was where I was acknowledged and appreciated,'' said Newman, 45, of Lake Balboa, who is now a homeowner, a consistent jobholder, a loving husband and a reliable father.