Heritage: The history of a benefits clan

Phelan, Peter
January 2007
Employee Benefit News;Jan2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p9
The author relates the history of the emergence of employee fringe benefits in the U.S. The non-accidental death and dismemberment coverage was introduced by Celtic lords which guarantees of full reimbursement for any brand-name potions needed to treat wounds. The COBRA Privilege was launched to retain the medical benefits of departing employees of up to 18 months.


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