Assignment #13 â€“ Chapter 13
Please answer these questions to the best of your ability using the information that you gathered from reading the chapter, along with information from your own work experience.
1. Please read the following article:
a. Would you trade off some other benefits (like dental insurance) to have a student loan repayment benefit instead? Explain your answer.
b. Do you believe that student loan repayment benefits are enticing enough to
todayâ€™s workers to get them to decide to work for a company simply because they offer such a benefit? Explain.
2. Please read the following article on social security benefits:
a. Briefly summarize the article and reflect on the main points. Was anything
b. Now look up the following article:
c. What do your findings in these two articles tell you about the future of retirement benefits for yourself? Does this alter your current savings plan? Please explain
Assignment #14 â€“ Chapter 14
Please answer these questions to the best of your ability using the information that you gathered from reading the chapter, along with information from your own work experience. Please do not copy and paste.
https://www.osha.gov/news and click on News Releases. Click on Advanced Search. Select Region 4 under â€œBy regionâ€ and click Search. Find an article where a company was fined by OSHA for more than $100,000 due to an employee getting injured or killed.
1. Report on what you found. What were the circumstances causing the safety violation?
2. If you were the HR manager for this company, what policies could have been put into place to avoid the circumstance? Please be specific.
3. Going forward, what is the best way that this company can remedy the current situation and make the environment safer for its employees? Please be specific.