In your opinion, should long term part time employees get modified benefits?
Should a part time employee who has been with a company several years get some benefits? Not a full package, but maybe paid holidays? A few paid sick days, a few paid vacation days. Not necessarily a full health/dental/401k package. But SOMETHING to let them know they're valued after several years of service.
- 7 months ago
I have worked for employers who did just that. In my case, it was called PTO: paid time off, and the company didn't differentiate between sick time, vacations or personal days. Each employee earned an hour of PTO for a certain number of hours worked.
YOU are free to seek employment elsewhere, if you don't like what your company offers you. It's interesting that you feel you're entitled to more than what you're getting but aren't willing to go to that effort.
- Anonymous7 months ago
Its almost never going to happen.
- D.E.B.S.Lv 77 months ago
They have a job, as contracted, for 'several years'. That seems like they are valued. Try leaving and find out if you actually are valued enough to be enticed to stay. Otherwise, no.
- ScottLv 77 months ago
My opinion doesn't matter.
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- JudyLv 77 months ago
Some companies do this - and sounds good.
- Coffee DrinkerLv 77 months ago
I think business owners and employees should be free to negotiate how they exchange labor for monetary compensation without me, you, or the government sticking our noses into it to demand that the compensation include certain things.
I think that it would be good for both parties if compensation included certain benefits like PTO, retirement benefits, etc - but it should be up to them.
- ANDRE LLv 77 months ago
Yes. Such workers should get the same proportion of benefits as full times get, so a worker doing 20 hours would get half of what a 40 hour worker gets.
The ONLY reason companies hire so many part timers is to try to cheat workers from benefits. Cheap bastards.