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Compensation and Benefits

Michele needs your help with the current compensation and benefits plan for Lollipop Company, Inc. She expects you to use your evaluation skills, combined with or built upon your knowledge, application, and/or analysis skills, to help solve her dilemma. Michele feels the current plan is fair but several employees have complained it’s not enough. Her current employee status is as follows:
1 CEO with a base salary of $150,000 and benefits that equal 40% of the salary
3 additional executives (senior management) with a combined base salary of $300,000 and each receives benefits that equal 35% of the salary
6 middle management personnel with a combined base salary of $420,000 and each receives benefits that equal 30% of the salary
10 first-line supervisors with a combined base salary of $500,000 and each receives benefits that equal 25% of the salary
150 non-supervisory employees with a combined base salary of $4,500,000 with an average individual salary of $30,000 and each receives benefits that equal 25% of the salary
For this project assignment on Lollipop Company, Inc. complete a minimum 4 page business professional report selecting and organizing expert information that is useful for a CEO and addresses the following concepts:
Visit the online Library and search for a minimum of 4 articles covering the topics of FMLA and workplace safety. Conduct academic research using the library’s databases.
How would market research provide information about compensation and benefits when designing a compensation and benefits plan? How should Michele use this market research for her own plan?
How does Michele achieve a balance between financial and non-financial compensation and benefits?
What type(s) of primary and secondary research would you recommend Michele conduct? What are the benefits? Explain.
Remember to integrate citations accurately and appropriately for all resource types; use attribution (credit) as a method to avoid plagiarism. Use NoodleTools to document your sources and to complete your APA formatted reference page and in-text citations.

Grading Rubric:

Provided a thorough description of the knowledge, skills and/or attitudes regarding each of the transferable skills gained as a result of completing this particular project/assignment. Provided rich details and examples regarding what contributed to the transferable skills gained.

30

Thoroughly discussed the ways that they are going to incorporate the transferable skills into their work within their chosen career field. Provided rich examples and detail.

25

Thoroughly described future goals based on the transferable skills that they’ve chosen to showcase. Provided rich examples and detail.

25

Compiled all project components and submitted components and reflection essay as one document.

10

Paper is at least 1 page in length. 0-2 errors in English grammar and mechanics.

10

Total

100

How do the requirements for coverage for domestic partners, such as length of the relationship compare with requirements for benefits of married couples?

Unit IV Research Paper
Research
two
companies in the Fortune 500 that offer partner benefits.
Compare and contrast the companies as you
answer the following questions:
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How do the
requirements for coverage for domestic partners, such as length of the relationship compare with
requirements f
or benefits of married couples?
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Do companies usually require a waiting period after dissolution of a marriage (divorce) before a new spouse ca
n
b
ecome eligible for benefits?
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What factors
, such as legislation,
may influence the inclusion of these stipulations?
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Can any of the terms you defined above be applied to either company based on other information you learned
about them? Why, or why not?
Use
the following terms in your discussion and include appropriate
examples for each one:
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Glass walls
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Sticky floor
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Glass escalator
Write a minimum three

page paper using APA formatting, and include in

What are the principal features of U.S. health policy, and what are the various stages in the policy cycle?

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400?600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Choose a health policy issue in your workplace or community that is related to health care cost, quality, or access, and then discuss the following questions:

What are the principal features of U.S. health policy, and what are the various stages in the policy cycle?
What is the role of public opinion in policy making?
What strategies and tools can be employed by various stakeholder groups?
What is the relationship between states and the federal government in policy making?
What has been the impact of presidential leadership on health policies?
How and why have health reform proposals been unsuccessful in the past?
Review the information in your textbook, and use material resources on the U.S. policy process and the political environment. You may need to conduct additional research to support your analysis.

How does the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 address access to insurance? What do you see as the ultimate goal of expanding insurance coverage?

Many people throughout the United States face significant barriers to health care access. As policy makers and other stakeholders consider ways to address challenges related to access to care, one key area of focus involves those who lack insurance or have inadequate coverage through insurance. Submit a PowerPoint presentation of 15?20 slides in which you address the following:

Consider the different stakeholders and perspectives impacted by health policy. How does access to insurance differ from access to care? Provide 1 specific example from your personal or professional life or from current events to support your response, and explain why this distinction is important.
How does the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 address access to insurance? What do you see as the ultimate goal of expanding insurance coverage?
If access to insurance coverage and medical care are increased through health care reform, what unanticipated consequences might arise? List the consequences associated with health stakeholders and perspectives.

Employment Relationships and Discrim

“Employment Relationship and Discrimination” Please respond to the following:
Contrast the primary differences between independent contractors, temporary employees and volunteers. Then, examine two (2) way2 in which each role differs from that of an employee. Justify your response.
From the e-Activity, select two (2) employment discrimination laws, and then provide two (2) disparate treatment case using the same discrimination law. Review only the facts of the case, the legal issues relating to the disparate treatment, and the court?s decision. Next, outline the steps the employer could have taken initially to prevent the discrimination in question. Justify your response

business model and strategic plan in which you add your strategies and tactics to implement and realize your objectives, measures, and targets.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word section for your business model and strategic plan in which you add your strategies and tactics to implement and realize your objectives, measures, and targets.
Include marketing and information technology strategies and tactics.
Develop at least three methods to monitor and control your proposed strategic plan, being sure to analyze how the measures will advance organizational goals financially and operationally.
Determine the best possible options for evaluating the strategic plan.
Explain the ethical issues faced by the organization, summarize the legal and regulatory issues faced by the organization, and then summarize the organization’s corporate social responsibility.
Include in this section the possible implications of the triple bottom line (people, planet, profit) on the strategic plan and its implementation.
Write a 350-word executive summary defining the new division of existing business. Share your Vision, Mission, final business model, and value proposition, and list your key assumptions, risks, and change management issues. Quantify the growth and profit opportunity and planned impact on various stakeholders.
Note: Any investor should be eager to meet with you after reading your executive summary.
Using the University of Phoenix Business Model and Strategic Planning Outline as a guide, combine Parts 1, 2, and 3 of your completed business model strategic plan with your Final Business Plan Model assignment and Executive Summary. This includes the Business Model, Vision, Mission, Values, SWOT Analysis, Supply Chain Analysis, Balanced Scorecard, and Communication Plan from prior weeks. Your consolidated final strategic plan should be 4,200 to 5,250 words in length.
Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Develop a set of recommendations that will minimize the negative reactions from individuals and the organization to the change being planned for Pegasus

Research how people and organizations react to change, both positive and negative. If possible, interview coworkers, family, and friends who have experienced substantial change in their lives. Review articles and books on how organizations have successfully moved through changes, and study those that have failed to make changes to succeed. Develop a set of recommendations that will minimize the negative reactions from individuals and the organization to the change being planned for Pegasus. Present your findings in an organized, well-researched report of 1,000?1,250 words. Be sure to cite your sources using APA guidelines.