Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration

Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration

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Fiscal realities and changing social priorities are requiring a dramatic shift in the way that benefits are selected and awarded to employees, especially in the public sector. This means that public administrators and policy researchers must consider new parameters and contingencies, both financial and social, when evaluating choices and making policy decisions. The Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration provides HR managers, consultants, and students and scholars in public administration with a comprehensive overview of this critical employee component. Respected experts in government and academia delve into an exploration of all major benefits, including retirement and healthcare, with a specific emphasis on growing concerns and trends within the public sector. Satisfying the demand for authoritative research on HR Management, this book provides analysis and insight on the most pressing areas of concerns, including: Public employee benefitsa€”examines ethical principles and economic considerations; compares federal employee benefits to those of the private sector Health and retirement benefits a€” explores the changing environment of state and local government pensions and retirement planning in the US and UK; compares public and private sector wage and health benefit compensation Financial managementa€”considers growing challenges and the trend towards outsourcing Contemporary benefitsa€”discusses emerging opportunities, such as higher education and domestic partner benefits Featuring keen analysis and concise summaries in each chapter, this exhaustive reference offers public policy administrators and researchers the information and insight needed to shape future discussions of benefit packages for public employees.In R. Rosett, Ed., The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector. Cambridge, MA: ... Dual personnel systemsa€”organized labor and civil service ... Health Affairs, 2006 Web exclusives supplement 25:W195a€“W203 (April 18).

Title:Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration
Author:Christopher G. Reddick, Jerrell D. Coggburn
Publisher:CRC Press - 2008-04-09


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