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    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

     

     

    BENEFIT

    NOTES

    EMPLOYEES

    AFFECTED

     

    Public School Retirement

    System (PSRS) Certified Staff

     

    · State mandated 14.5%

    (2016-17) 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%

    (2016-17) 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 works 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

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    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 average weekly wage if employee cannot work

    · Effective 3 days after day 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 though the Human Resources Office 659-3237

     

    Sick Leave/District Leave

     

     

     

     

    · 12 days per school year for illness as outline in Board Policy GDBDA

    · Plus one (1) day for each additional full contract month beyond the nine month calendar

    · Paid at daily rate

    · 2 days annually for personal use as outline in Board Policy GDBDA

    · Employees on 16th step or 16 years of service will receive four days

    · Deducted from sick leave

     

     

    · 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 daily rate

     

    All staff who work 20 hours per week

     

     

    Vacation

     

    · Paid at daily rate

     

    12 month full –time employees

     

     

    Direct Deposit

      

     

    · May have more than one direct deposit account

     

     

    All staff

     

     

    Payroll Deduction

     

    · Professional organization dues, JCPS 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.