Are we legal when we give benefits only to the full-time employees?
Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) April 06, 2013
Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR (CEO of The Growth Company, Inc.) has over 30 years of experience in management consulting and frequently receives questions from clients regarding situations in the workplace. Today, Dr. Curry releases a response to an employer that does not give part-time employees any benefits, which in turn creates claims of “unfairness.”
The article is based off of a client that only pays benefits to full-time employees and wants to know if they should include benefits for part-timers. “Our company employs three part-time employees who work 18 to 30 hours a week. Although we provide medical benefits to our full-time employees, we don’t give insurance benefits to our part-time employees…We don’t give part-timers sick leave or vacation benefits and we don’t pay them for the holidays they don’t work because they’re all hourly. However, these unfairness comments worry us -- are we legal when we give benefits only to the full-time employees?”
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The Growth Company, Inc. is a Human Resource and Management consulting firm specializing in soft skills training, facilitation and mediation as well as investigations, coaching and manual/policy write ups and re-writes. The Growth Company, Inc. was established in 1978 and is one of the longest lasting consulting firms in Alaska. For further information about The Growth Company or Dr. Lynne Curry click here or go to http://www.thegrowthcompany.com. The Growth Company also has a Workplace Coach Blog, where Dr. Lynne Curry and other HR professionals post about everyday situations that a manager or supervisor may come across. They provide insight and the correct way to approach and handle these situations.