In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(manager, boss)empleador masculineempleadora feminine(of domestic worker etc) patrón masculine(of domestic worker etc) patrona feminineshe's a fair employer — es justa con sus empleados
- unions and employers — los sindicatos y la patronal / los empresarios
- The act obliges employers to identify and safeguard against all risks to health and safety.
- The laws that currently exist allow employers to pay their employees as they please.
- The biggest single employer in the mid west region is to shed 150 jobs amid fears further cuts will follow.
- The embroidery industry is a major employer of female workers.
- The car industry was a core employer of manufacturing labour, particularly the post-war influx of non-English-speaking migrant workers.
- In any free market employers are forced to compete for the services of their employees.
- Graduates were given 10 minutes to impress prospective employers.
- A woman who was sacked after returning from maternity leave is suing her former employer for sex discrimination.
- One of the town's biggest employers has folded, putting 195 people out of work.
- The council has not yet prosecuted any employers for breaking child employment laws.
- The scheme finds employment opportunities for local residents by encouraging employers in the area to contact them first.
- The talks culminated in a meeting between the unions, the government and the employers ' federation the following week.
- In May the government made employers responsible for checking the immigration status of their workers.
- The largest local employer is the state government.
- You can also sue your former employer for discrimination and other unfair practices that violate company policy.
- They feel that they have been let down by the Government, the employers and now by their own union.
- But he is finding it impossible to find an employer willing to take him on as an apprentice.
- Some private-sector employers who failed to comply with the law also complained that the timing was inappropriate.
- Federal law requires employers to make such information available to their workers upon request.
- They're already the second largest private sector employer in the state of California.
2(business, organization)one of the biggest employers in the country — uno de los mayores empleadores del país
- list your three most recent employers — indique las tres últimas empresas para las que ha trabajado
- employer's contributions — cotizaciones por parte de la empresa
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