Definition of re-employ in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːɪmˈplɔɪ/


[with object]
Employ (a former employee) again: the dismissed executives were soon re-employed
More example sentences
  • Even where, for example in an unfair dismissal case, the employment tribunal makes an order that the employee be re-employed by the employer in one way or another, if the employer fails to do so there is no contempt of court.
  • So the Commission has a power of adjusting the rights of the terminated employee and re-employed employee, according to the circumstances of the case.
  • The women workers were then re-employed on half their previous salaries, with none of their previous benefits.



Pronunciation: /ˌriːɪmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/
Example sentences
  • The workers have been incensed as management took no action against the corrupt plant officials nor made arrangements for re-employment for the employees, the human rights group said.
  • In only one of these cases was there an agreement that provided for any clawback of the money in the event of re-employment by the NHS.
  • The process, completed at the beginning of February 1990, found 4,944 out of 15,312 personnel acceptable for re-employment in the new intelligence service.

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