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 holidaysAccommodation and enhancement benefits promote opportunities for employees
and their familiesText 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 BenefitsEach chapter contains a chapter outline, learning objectives, key terms, discussion questions,
and 2 brief cases.