1. What factors make health insurance such an expensive benefit to provide?
2. What services do you think are most important to today’s increasingly diverse workforce? Why?
3. What are the cornerstones of retirement income? How stable is each one?
1. What is meant when it is said that many employees view benefits and services as entitlements? How can employers make employees realize that benefits and services must be earned?
2. Discuss the recent amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act. How will these changes help veterans who are disabled or wounded?
1. What is meant by the term mandated benefit? Describe government-mandated benefits. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
2. What three general types of benefits do most medium-sized and large firms provide voluntarily? Describe each briefly.