1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of extending Maura Curriers leave?
Advantages would include:
Keeping an employee that has proven herself as capable of doing the job
Creating the feeling that the employer is sensitive to the family needs of it
Did the employee experience a qualifying life event? Were his COBRA rights violated?
In my opinion, Aquilino experienced a qualifying life event for COBRA. After reading
the list of qualifying events I think that one could easily argue that Aquilino exper
I read the article Flexible Benefits Embraced As Morale Booster I was intrigued by the
idea of flexible benefits when I read about them in our assigned reading this week. The
article describes several companies use of flexible benefits. The companies offe
I dont feel that spending money on benefits should be looked at as throwing money
down a black hole. I think that spending money on benefits should produce a return on
the initial investment. If there isnt a return on the benefits then the benefits were
1.What if anything, should Ships, Inc do with regard to salaried personnel who have
vacations planned later this year and now do not have enough vacation time?
I think that salaried employees should be given their future time off as scheduled. I think
1. Why is having a competitive benefits package important for KPMG Canada?
According to the KPMG website: KPMG provides Audit, Tax, and Advisory services.
We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.
1. Describe the nature and causes of the employee health insurance cost problem in this
The provider BCBS, is a traditional plan that lets the employees select whichever doctors
they want and doesnt try to restrict the medical services in anyway. Th
I tend to agree that workers comp and unemployment can be a disincentive to work.
One of the most widely confirmed results in the empirical literature on employmentlimiting social insurance benefits such as Workers Compensation (WC) and
post a position statement regarding if the Federal Government should
move to make more benefits mandatory (e.g. mandatory health care
insurance required of every employer).
This is a very important subject to consider. While I feel it is ve