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Are these two sentences correct?

  1. One of the employees who is worker at KP is here.
  2. One of the employees who are workers at KP is here.

What is the context of who in both the sentences?

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Only the second one is correct! -- "One of the employees who are workers at KP is here."

One of, in that sentence is referring to the employees and who are workers at KP is a clause referring to the employees. One of is always followed by a plural noun/pronoun which is always followed by a singular verb (referring to "One of")

Note that the sentence without the clause who are workers at KP would also be complete and grammatically correct as follows; One of the employees is here.

Answer to Which employees? would be, "Those who are workers at KP."

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  • In this case, you are right but there are many examples where the relative clause modifies the lower NP, as in "He's one of those people who always want to have the last word".
    – BillJ
    Commented Oct 11, 2018 at 12:35

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