Short Paper: Competitive Benefits

This short paper require you to fully investigate the topic and then prepare and compose a structured essay on the topic. You will use information from the textbook (chapter 8), but go beyond it in your research.
Employees represented by a union are paid approximately 40% more (in terms of pay and benefit costs) compared to employees not represented by a union. From the organization’s point of view, unionization and higher labor costs may lead to lower investment in research and development or higher prices of products and services. Research compensation for unionized and non-unionized employees and write a 6-page paper.

In your paper, please address the following:

Describe the role of benefits in employee compensation, along with a general review of the typical components of an employee benefit package.

Analyze and explain how an organization whose employees are represented by a union can remain competitive against an organization whose employees are not represented by a union.

Please, write the paper between 1600-1700 words in length in the format described below.


Title page
• Abstract
• Introduction
• Theoretical foundation—presentation of theoretical concepts that serve as the foundation of the paper including a review of the sources used
• Discussion—description of the application of the theory and relevant implications including pros and cons, and unresolved issues
• Conclusion
Reference page; five (5)sources other than the textbook

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