2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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An employee is a person who works for a public or private employer and receives remuneration in wages or salary; or is paid a retainer fee by his/her employer, while working on a commission basis; or works for an employer for tips, piece-rates or payment in kind; or, is a person who operates his/her own incorporated enterprise with or without hiring employees.

See also Employment Type (EMTP), Labour Force Status (LFS06P).

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