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Strategic Compensation for Employers

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Employers have the right to decide what benefits to offer which employees other than those legally required. Some
employers choose to provide benefits only to full-time employees, while some choose to include part-time employees in
their benefit plans. Read the following article: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/companies-offering-health-care-benefits-perks-
part-time/story?id=14805107. Summarize the benefits that each company provides to part-time employees. Discuss the pros and cons of offering such benefits to part-time employees. If you were responsible for making the decision of whether or not to provide benefits to part-time employees what would you do, and why?

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Martocchio, J.J. (2013). Strategic compensation: A human resource management approach (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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Summarize the benefits that each company provides to part-time employees. Discuss the pros and cons of offering such benefits to part-time employees. If you were responsible for making the decision of whether or not to provide benefits to part-time employees what would you do, and why?

In reference to Target, it's policy is predicated upon providing employees with the ability to access medical plans and programs that will provide them with 100% of the coverage that they need for their medical needs. There exists no limit in regard to the lifetime that the employee has with the company, and this extends to all benefits associated with the plan while the employee is employed with Target wherein the employee is able to have access flu shots and other programs such as 24 hour nurse hotlines and even Weight Watchers programs.

In reference to the program that is offered at Starbucks, their program offers the employee the ability to access their healthcare program wherein the ...

Solution Summary

The strategic compensation for employers are determined. The employer's right to decide the benefits to offer which employees other than those legally required are discussed.

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