The individuals hired as "ghost employees" were not required to do any work but received substantial paychecks.
Scalise eventually allowed Gaggi to become a "ghost employee", someone who did not have to work.
Now there will be no more ghost employees: The city's aldermen will have to keep a daily attendance record for each person on their staff.
Holder's office "wanted to mention 15 ghost employees, people who didn't really deserve the pay.
What if they want to interview one of your ghost employees?
Was that what he had meant by a ghost employee?
Among other problems, it described ministries that claimed pay for thousands of "ghost employees."
"The result was that I created a second ghost employee."
But Congressional officials believe he was a "ghost employee" of the contractor who did no actual work.
She proceeded to tell them how, during the years they worked together, Refai had acted almost like a ghost employee.