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You are a programmer in the IT department of an important law firm. Your job is to create a program that will report gross salary amounts and other compensation.

There are three types of employees in your firm:

 Programmers
 Lawyers
 Accountants

Your computer-based solution will use inheritance to reflect the ‘general-to-specific’ nature of your employee hierarchy.

Common attributes for all employees are:

 Name

 Salary

Attributes for specific employee types are:

 Lawyers:
Stock options earned (type int)

 Accountants
Parking allowance amount (type double)

 Programmers:
Bus pass (type boolean)

The three specific classes of employees should extend the abstract Employee class (nobody is a generic employee) and implement their own reportSalary() method.

The pay schedule is:
o Employees earn the base salary of $40K per year
o Accountants earn the base employee salary per year
o Programmers earn the base employee salary plus $20K per yearo Lawyers earn the base employee salary plus $30K per year


o Each subclass of Employee must implement its own reportSalary() method. The specific implementations of reportSalary() are limited to a printed line:

System.out.println(“I am a lawyer. I get “ + getSalary() + “, and I have ” + getOptions() + “ shares of stock.”);

System.out.println(“I am an accountant. I make “ + getSalary() + “ plus a parking allowance of “ + getParking());

System.out.println("I am a programmer. I make " + getSalary() + " and I" + ((getBusPass())?" get a bus pass.":" do not get a bus pass."));

o Salaries for specific types of employees are in addition to the base employee salary. Raising the base employee salary should automatically raise salaries for all types of employees (hmmm...).

o An object of the ‘Employee’ class cannot be instantiated because it would be too general.

o Attribute(s) that belong to a super or sub class should be initialized in the corresponding class constructor.

Task 1:
Setup a class hierarchy to accurately reflect the relationships in your law firm.

Task 2:
Create a driver program that will create employee objects and report salaries for your company’semployee base:

Programmers: (your name goes here) - No bus pass

Will E. Makit -  Bus pass

Lawyers: Ivana Killmen - 11 shares signing bonus

- Luke N. Dimm - 0 shares signing bonus

- Eileen Dover - 100 shares signing bonus


Bill Cheatem - Parking allowance – $ 17.00

- Joe Kisonyou - Parking allowance – $ 45.50

- Seymore Butts -  Parking allowance – $ 2.50

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