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MQM 323 Final Ch 13-16
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tangible indirect reward given to an employee (or group of) for organizational membership
What is the definition of benefits?
people select in to the benefits they know they'll use, so no one is paying for insurance that they don't need
What is adverse selection?
decide which benefits are legally required and which are voluntary
study figure 13-6
workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and COBRA HIPAA AND FMLA
What are the different types of security benefits?
How is workers' compensation funded? (what does the company buy?)
injured worker receives benefits even if the accident was the employee's fault
What is no-fault insurance?
workers' compensation benefits are the only benefits injured workers may receive from the employer to compensate for work-related injuries
What is exclusive remedy?
benefit that cannot be taken away--no pension rights accrue if they have not been employed long enough to be vested
What is vesting (retirement plan)?
allows employees to move their retirement benefits from one employer to another--once workers are vested they can transfer their entire retirement benefits from one employer to another or to other investment companies
What is portability (retirement plan)?
--reducing or dropping benefits
--cost sharing with employees
--sponsoring wellness programs
--increasing deductibles and co-pays
--changing prescription drug programs
--eliminating family coverage
What are the methods to controlling health care benefit costs?
What benefit typically costs organizations the most?
employee termination/reduction in hours (except for misconduct), disabled; divorce or death of employee, use of Medicare, dependent status stops
What is the qualifying event to take advantage of the COBRA benefit?
covers employers with 50 or more employees within 75 miles of the workplace and employees who have worked at least 12 months and 1,250 hours in the previous year;
maximum 12 weeks of unpaid leave for childbirth and newborn care within one year of birth, adoption or foster care placement of child, caring for a spouse child or parent with a serious health condition
What does FMLA cover?
health (individual), safety (physical), security (organizational)
What are the 3 different types of risk management?
safe and healthful working conditions
only those who have authorized access can view (HR); bosses cannot look at medical records or know your medical information unless you tell them
What do employers do with medical records according to ADA?
What are some examples of hazard communication?
What are some ways to deal with bloodborne pathogens?
Personal Protective Equipment
What is PPE? What are some examples?
What is ergonomics?
injury- or illness related deaths--fatalities at workplaces or caused by work-related actions
last-time or disability injuries--job-related injuries or disabling occurrences that cause an employee to miss regularly scheduled work on the day following the accident
medical care injuries--injuries that require treatment by a physician but do not cause an employee to miss regularly scheduled work turn
minor injuries--injuries that require first aid treatment and do not cause an employee to miss the next regularly scheduled work turn
What are the 4 different types of injuries?
Do minor injuries need to be reported to OSHA?
--Supportive approach of facilitating and encouraging healthy actions and lifestyles among employees
--keeps health benefits costs down
What is the purpose of wellness programs and employee assistance programs?
For every right, there is a _____________
legally-provided rights; examples: equal employment opportunity, collective bargaining, and workplace safety
What are statutory rights and what are some examples?
employment contract--an agreement that formally outlines the details of employment
noncompete agreements--prohibit individuals who leave an organization from working with an employer in the same line of business for a specified period of time
protection of intellectual property--right to keep trade secrets confidential and to have employees bring business opportunities to the employer first
--common-law copyright for works prepared by employees for their employees
What are the three different contractual rights?
Does the noncompete clause need to have a conclusion date?
employers--have the right to hire, fire, demote, or promote as they choose, unless there is a law or contract to the contrary
employees--have the right to quit and get another job under the same constraints
What is employee at will from the employers perspective and from the employees perspective?
wrongful discharge--termination of an individual's employment for reasons that are improper or illegal
constructive discharge--an employer deliberately makes working conditions intolerable for an employee in an attempt to get (to force) that employee to resign or quit
What specific scenarios apply to wrongful and constructive discharge?
just-cause--reasonable justification for taking an employment-related aciton
What is just cause?
requirement that the employer use a fair process to determine employee wrongdoing--employees can explain and defend their actions against charges or discipline
What is due process?
distributive--perceived fairness in the distribution of outcomes
procedural--perceived fairness of the process used to make decisions about employees
interactional--perceived fairness about how a person interacts with others
What are the three types of justices?
--focuses on problem behaviors, not at the employees personally
--supports distributive and procedural justice in the organziations
--relies on supervisors and manager who are properly trained on when and how to use discipline
What are key elements of effective discipline?
formal association of workers that promotes the interests of its members through collective action
What is the definition of a union?
a union whose members do one type of work, often using specialized skills and training (ex: plumbing)
a union that includes many persons working in the same industry or company regardless of jobs held (automotive assembly)
full-time union official who operates the union office and assists union members
employee elected to serve as the first-line representative of unionized workers
different jobs require different negotiations
"community of interest"
process whereby representatives of management and workers negotiate over wages, hours, other terms and conditions of employment
collective bargaining issues identified specifically by labor laws or court decisions as subject to bargaining
ex: discharge of employees, work schedules, retirement and pension coverage, vacations and time off, rest and lunch break rules, safety rules, profit-sharing plans
mandatory issues (bargaining issue)
collective bargaining issues that are not mandatory and that relate to certain jobs
examples: benefits of retired employees, product prices for employees
permissive issues (bargaining issue)
collective bargaining issues that would require either party to take illegal action
example: hiring preference for union members, demands for a closed shop provision
illegal issues (bargaining issue)
study terms in the flowchart of the collective bargaining process
--employee is questioned by management
--discipline may result
What are the 2 circumstances in which unionized employees have right to union representation?
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