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    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

    BENEFIT

    NOTES

    EMPLOYEES AFFECTED

    Public School Retirement

    System (PSRS) Certified Staff

    · State mandated 14.5% deduction

    · Matched by the District

    · Vested after 5 years

    · Questions – Contact 573-634-5290 or www.psrs-peers.org 

    All certified staff who work 17 hours per week or 600 hours per year

    Public Education Employee  Retirement System (PEERS) Non-Certified Staff

    · State mandated 6.86% deduction

    · Matched by the District

    · Vested after 5 years

    · Questions – Contact 573-634-5290 or www.psrs-peers.org

    All non-certified staff who work 17 hours per week or 600 hours per year

    Health Insurance

    · Base Plan ($1,000)

    · Buy-Up Plan ($500)

    · H.S.A. ($1,500)

    · Retirees may retain membership by paying premiums within a year of their retirement.

    All staff who work 20  hours per week

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Dental Insurance

    · Voluntary-At employee expense

    · Three plans

    Low Plan: Preventive and Basic service only

    Mid-Plan: Preventive, Basic and some Major services.

    Buy-Up Plan: Preventive, Basic and Major services

    · Annual maximum coverage of  $750 (Low and Mid Plan) or $1000 (High Plan).

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Life  Insurance

    · Board of  Education paid benefit

    · Amounting to the nearest thousand dollar figure above current salary

    · Additional coverage may be purchased at the time of employment

    All staff who work 20  hours per week

     

    Professional Liability Insurance

    · Protects employees against damage and injury claims while they are acting within the course and scope of their assigned duties as established by the District. 

    All Staff

    Long Term Disability Insurance

    · Board of Education paid benefit

    · 60% of salary for qualifying employees

    · Effective after 90 day elimination period or expiration of sick leave 

    All staff who work 20  hours per week

     

    Section 125 – Premiums

    · Premium savings with before tax dollars

    · No fee

    All staff who work 20  hours per week who have health insurance and dental insurance premiums

    Section 125 – Medical and

    Dependent Care

    · Flexible spending for medical and dependent care

    · $3.00 monthly fee

    All staff who work 20 hours per week.

     

    403B

    · Approximately 20 vendors for pre-taxed savings.

    · Contact Benefits Office 659-3014

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

     

     

    Workers Compensation

    · State mandated

    · Covers medical care and prescriptions

    · Provides 2/3 of the average weekly wage if employee cannot work

    · Effective 3 days after injury

    · Sick leave, district leave or vacation can not be used if compensated by workers' compensation

    · Questions –Contact Benefits Office 659-3014

    All staff with job-related injuries

     

    Family Medical Leave

    · Federally mandated by the Family Medical Leave Act

    · Up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave allowed for birth/adoption of a child, serious health condition of employee, or serious health condition of member of immediate family who requires care of employee

    · BOE paid insurance and other benefits continued during leave.

    · Employees able to use any available leave during leave

    · No loss of seniority

    · Employees who have worked 12 months previous to the leave and who have worked at least 1250 hours during the 12 months before the leave

    · Contact Human Resources to see if you qualify for FML

    Employees must request FML in writing through the Human Resources Office 659-3237

    Sick Leave/Personal Leave 

    • 12 days per school year for illness as outlined in Board Policy GCBDA
    • Plus one (1) day for each additional full contract month beyond the nine month calendar
    • 2 days of sick leave allotment may be used  for Personal use as outlined in Board Policy GCBDA
    • Personnel who have been with the district at least 16 years may choose to use 4 days of their annual sick leave allotment as personal leave.
    • Teachers who are on the 16th step of the Teacher's Salary Schedule, regardless of total years in the district, may choose to use 4 days of their personal leave issued at the beginning of the year.

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Employee Assistance

    · Confidential employee assistance.

    ·  1-877-595-5281

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Sick Leave Pool

    · Refer to Board Policy GBBDAA

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Bereavement Leave

    · 2 days for death in the immediate family

    · Paid at daily rate

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Professional Leave

     ·  May not exceed 3 days for certified employees, nurses and secretaries

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

    Jury Duty

    · Paid at a daily rate

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

     

    Vacation

    · Paid at a daily rate

    12 month full –time employees

     

    Direct Deposit

    · May have more than one direct deposit account

    All staff

     

    Payroll Deduction

    · Professional organization dues, JC Schools Foundation, United Way, etc.

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

     

    *This chart is intended as a quick reference summarizing the employee benefits available to employees of the District.  A more detailed description of the employee benefits that may be applicable to you is available through the Human Resources Office.  This chart is not intended to be an employment agreement and the District, in publishing this chart, is not conveying an offer pursuant to the benefits described in this summary.