key employee

Definition of "key employee"
  1. A salaried worker who falls within the top 10% of earners at a company's location, whose long absence could significantly harm the business under the Family and Medical Leave Act's parameters
How to use "key employee" in a sentence
  1. The company considered her a key employee and worried her prolonged leave could harm operations.
  2. Due to his significant role in the organization, he was classified as a key employee.
  3. The CEO did not reinstate the key employee after her leave, citing major potential economic harm.

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