Discussion Questions

  1. What are the pros and cons of the European Union’s Working Time Directives? Look at each of the requirements and analyze it in line with the gig economy that we now have in the United States. Are these requirements feasible in the gig economy?
  2. Many people always think about the solvency of the Social Security benefits. What changes can you recommend to the Social Security Administration for the social security program to be solvent?
  3. Why do we call social security an entitlement program?
  4. Irrespective of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, agism or age discrimination still exists in the workplace. Discuss some ways in which older worker could remain useful and productive in the workplace.