United States Department of Labor Case Study

Assignment 4: United States Department of Labor Case Study

Due Week 8 and worth 150 points

Go to the United States Department of Labor Website to read “Health Plans and Benefits” at http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/health-plans/cobra.htm. This Website communicates the current regulations and federal involvement in employee benefits.Navigate the Website to become familiar with its contents.

Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

1.Describe the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

2.Explain how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all federal laws by using this resource.

3.Explain how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

4.Create an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

5.Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 150

Assignment 4: United States Department of Labor Case Study

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Describe the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely described the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

Partially described the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

Satisfactorily described the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

Thoroughly described the major features of this Website and how each feature can be used to monitor employee benefits.

2. Explain how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all Federal laws by using this resource.
Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely explained how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all federal laws by using this resource.

Partially explained how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all federal laws by using this resource.

Satisfactorily explained how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all federal laws by using this resource.

Thoroughly explained how employers could verify that their employee benefits comply with all federal laws by using this resource.

3. Explain how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely explained how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

Partially explained how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

Satisfactorily explained how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

Thoroughly explained how employees would use this information to ensure their benefits rights are protected.

4. Create an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely created an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

Partially created an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

Satisfactorily created an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

Thoroughly created an outline of the Website so that you could orient others to its usefulness for regulatory compliance.

5. 5 references

Weight: 5%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

 
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