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Employee Benefits
Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits, 7th Edition

ISBN10: 1260260488 | ISBN13: 9781260260489
By Joseph Martocchio
© 2023

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Course Overview by Author: Employee benefits refer to compensation other than hourly wage, salary, or incentive payments.

Protection programs provide family benefits, promote health, and guard against income loss caused by catastrophic factors such as unemployment, disability, and serious illnesses.

Paid time-off policies policies compensate employees when they are not performing their primary work duties, for example, vacation and holidays

Accommodation and enhancement benefits promote opportunities for employees and their families

Text Overview: Practical approach. Commonly referenced by HR practitioners. Contains 12 chapters, organized into 4 parts: (1) Introduction to Employee Benefits; (2) Retirement, Health Care, and Life Insurance; (3) Services; and (4): Extending Employee Benefits

Each chapter contains a chapter outline, learning objectives, key terms, discussion questions, and 2 brief cases.

PART ONE: Introduction to Employee Benefits 
Chapter 1: Introducing Employee Benefits 
Chapter 2: The Psychology and Economics of Employee Benefits 
Chapter 3: Regulating Employee Benefits 

PART TWO: Retirement, Health Care, and Life Insurance
Chapter 4: Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans 
Chapter 5: Employer-Sponsored Health-Care Plans 
Chapter 6: Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation 
Chapter 7: Government-Mandated Social Security Programs 

PART THREE: Services
Chapter 8: Paid Time-Off Benefits 
Chapter 9: Accommodation and Enhancement Benefits 

PART FOUR: Extending Employee Benefits: Design, Contingent Workers, Remote Work, and Executives
Chapter 10: Managing the Employee-Benefits System 
Chapter 11: Contingent Workers and Remote Work Arrangements 
Chapter 12: Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans for Executives  

About the Author

Joseph Martocchio

Joseph J. Martocchio is a Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his Master's degree and PhD in human resource management from Michigan State University's School of Labor and Industrial Relations. Professor Martocchio's research and teaching interests include employee compensation, employee benefits, and the influence of generational diversity on preferences for employee benefits. He has researched extensively, placing him in the top 5 percent of the most productive researchers published in premier applied psychology journals for the 1990s, according to a survey conducted by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Martocchio is a fellow of SIOP and the American Psychological  Association and a fellow of the Employee Benefits Research Institute. He is the author of a textbook titled Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management Approach and another titled Human Resource Management.

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