Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at The University of Arizona 1. Complete the chart below: How did the program or benefit help Tom? What monetary benefit (dollar value) did Tom receive from each benefit/program? How much did Tom contribute financially to have each benefit/program available to him? If the benefits/programs were not available, what would it have cost Tom out of pocket? Workers’ compensation Paid sick leave Lost wages: 2. How much did Tom have to pay to recover from his injury? Explain. (2 points) 3. What would have happened to Tom’s income if he didn’t have the benefit of paid sick days? 4. Do you believe Tom would have had the same outcome and quick recovery without workers’ compensation and sick leave? Provide at least two reasons to support your answer. (2 points) 5. Employers pay their employees in different ways. What is one way Tom was “paid” by his employer without receiving a direct wage? 6. Using Tom's story as an example, write a short paragraph comparing the benefits of having a job with employer provided benefits to being paid cash by your employer.
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