Situation A The Family and Medical Leave Act was created in 1993 to allow qualifying employees to take an unpaid leave of absence for up to 12 weeks from their jobs for certain medical or family reasons. Those reasons are: the birth and care of a newborn child, adoption or foster care, to care for a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition, if the employee is unable to work due to a serious medical condition. For an employee to be eligible they must have worked more than 1250 hours in the 12 months of employment with the company and the company must employ 50 or more employees within 75 miles. A change to the Act in 2009 also allows military family leave as well. Company X has 75 employees which meets the 50 minimum employee statutes.
Western Governors University LIT1: Task 310.1.5-02, 11, 13 Situation A: The FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993) allows for eligible employees of covered employers to take an unpaid, job-protected leave and allow for continuation of their group health insurance coverage. This job-protected leave is provided so that employees can tend to the needs of immediate family. Covered employers are those employers that have 50 or more employees working for them. In this case, Company X would be a covered employer. Eligible employees are those employees that have worked for the company for 12 months or longer and have also worked at least 1,250 hours during that 12 month period of employment.
Contribution limits Individuals are able to contribute money into their Roth IRA account January of the present tax year through April 15 of the succeeding tax year. If the individual is under 50 years of age, they are allowed to contribute there post tax dollars into their Roth IRA with a limit of $5,000. If the individual has multiple providers, they may contribute part to one provider and the rest to the other, but the maximum that can be provide is still $5,000. If the individual is over the age of 50, $5000 is still their
• Overtime rate is 1.5 times a workers regular time rate. • Workers can’t waive their rights to overtime pay; it’s a legal obligation. • Most union contracts require overtime pay after an 8-hour workday. • Law states that a worker can agree to add more hours of work but nothing less. (2012).
Task 2 Family and Medical Leave Act Analysis of situation A The Family and Medical Leave Act allows certain employees to take job covered time off for family, and medical emergencies (United States Department of Labor [USDL], n.d). The Family and Medical Leave act is set up for employees to take care of issues at home so they can be proficient at work (USDL, n.d). The act is available to those who work in the government, in a school system, or a company that exceeds 50 employees (USDL, n.d). If an employee is sick or well the act guarantees that health care plans be maintained as if the employee is still working (USDL, n.d). To determine if a violation has occurred it is best to go over the circumstances surrounding the case.
There is not a budget to hire extra staff, but there is an surplus $20,000 to spend on the call center to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction by setting up an initiative incentive program for teams to exceed management goals (University of Phoenix). Meaning Most managers do not understand or comprehend the concept of a team. In addition, the manager refers to everyone they supervise as a team. It is imperative to understand what establishes a team and what does not. An example, a group of the individuals that work in the same office space does not make a group.
Unemployment rate among veterans are high and jobs elusive. SUMMARY Veterans Day is here and thousands of men and woman who served in the military celebrated this annual event jobless. An article found in the Dayton Daily newspaper (Sunday November 11, 2012, pages A1, A4) stated that 10 percent of veterans are unemployed which is well over the national average of 7.9 percent. This article gives examples of several recently discharge veterans and their struggle to find and keep meaningful employment, especially for single parents. Lawmakers are also working on legislation to certify veterans in their military skill set that will accommodate civilian certification requirements.
These employees must also contribute at least 50% of the premium amount for a health insurance Exchange plan. When the ACA was first signed into law back in 2010 it set up its tax credits to cover up to 35% of eligible businesses contributions towards health insurance coverage for its employees; this also included a 25% contribution for nonprofit employer contributions. “One of the provisions in the ACA changes things in 2014; for-profit employers can receive a maximum tax credit of 50 percent of the employer's contribution to premiums, and 35 percent of premium contributions for nonprofits employers. Employers with 10 or fewer full time employees with an average annual taxable wage of $25,000 are eligible for the full tax credit. Beginning in 2014, the employee average annual wage limit of $50,000 will be indexed by the cost of living” (HI101
It goes against our Constitutional right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Studies show that more than eighteen thousands adults die each year because they are uninsured and can't get proper health care. How is it that in America, the greatest country in the world, thousands of people can die each for something that can be changed and nothing is done? Each year we deny eighteen thousand people the right to live, a right guaranteed to them by our fore fathers. The implementation of a universal healthcare system would save lives and allow people to be free to pursue their