A practical guide to benefit cost containment

Braverman, Bernard
January 1984
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter84, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
Gives advice on the reduction of cost of employee benefits while retaining employee confidence. How employees react to benefits; Rearrangement of the medical, disability and life insurance benefit package; Elements of cost in a pension plan.


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