Currently all employers are required to offer employees mandated benefits such as Social Security deductions and disability benefits, Unemployment insurance, Medicare deductions, and Workers' Compensation. There may be more depending upon the size of the employer. Do you think all employers regardless of size should be required to provide these benefits and more? Certain employers starting next year will be required to provide health insurance. Do you agree with this? What benefits, if any, do you think should be legally mandated?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 10:10 am ad1c9bdddf
My assumption of what you are asking for is simply an informed opinion based on the structure of your questions.
I will provide two perspectives:
If I agreed with the conservative stance. I believe that we are at a happy medium without mandated health coverage. The items that are required to be covered: Social Security, Disability, Unemployment, Medicare, and Workers' Compensation benefit both the employee and the employer, by transferring risk off of the employer and onto the government/insurer. In addition these items are well established and companies are use to paying them. Adding health insurance to the mix is dangerous as it is cost intrusive and can hamper job growth and progress. Further it has a ...
This short write-up provides a liberal and conservative opinion on government enforced employer required payroll items such as health care, disability insurance, unemployment, and Social Security. This writeup is informed opinion and contains no sources.
Poverty, Income Inequality, and Discrimination
I need assistance attempting to solve my study questions.
Study question: In 1987, there seemed to be bipartisan agreement that Aid to Families with Dependent Children should be transformed into a vehicle for education, training, and work. In what sense is work the solution to dependency? Can training and job placement enable long-term welfare recipients to break out of poverty and dependency?
Study Question: According to some economists, Social Security should be voluntary, not mandatory. Present the arguments on each side of this issue in as much detail as you can.
Study Question. People are classified as poor on the basis of their current money income. Should the following items also be taken into account?
(a) The assets of the person or family?
(b) The existence of rich relatives of the person or family.
(c) The person's or family's income over a period of years, not a single year.