Fringe benefits: social insurance in the steel industry
Fringe Benefits is the first in-depth study of the employee benefits system of a major industrial organization. Working with Inland Steel, a major steel plant in the Chicago area, Root read through company documents, insurance claims and grievance forms, and labour union records, supplementing them with a range of interviews with employers, employees, labour officials, and others. He discovered how the benefits package developed, how it operates -- or fails to operate -- as a form of social insurance for Inland's workers, how it is linked to the public welfare system and how it affects company operations, labour disputes and manpower planning. 'Lawrence Root's Fringe Benefits is a fascinating and insightful case study of th
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Evolution of an Employee Benefit System
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