In preparation for this discussion, complete your assigned reading, as well as the case study “Benefits for Part-Time Workers” at the end of Chapter 15. Then answer the following questions:
What are some factors that Alan should consider when determining whether to offer benefits to part-time workers? Do you think the firm should offer benefits to part-time workers? If yes, should it offer paid time off, the 401(k) plan, and health insurance, or only one or two of the benefits? Explain your recommendation.