Employee Benefits

 

 

 


CHESHIRE COUNTY

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUMMARY

 

 

Vacation Pay - 0 to 5 years of service = 2 weeks per year *

5 to 10 years of service = 3 weeks per year

10 - 14 years of service = 4 weeks per year

15 - 19 years of service = 4.5 weeks per year

25 plus years of service = 5 weeks per year

Holiday Pay - 11 paid holidays

Sick Pay - Accumulates at a rate of 2 weeks per year *

Shift Differential Pay -

3 pm to 11 pm = $1.20

11 pm - 7 am = $1.30

weekends = $1.20

Bereavement Pay

Health Insurance - For employees working 30 or more hours, County pays 82-84%, employee pays 16-18% ***

Employee - $80.10 twice monthly = $160.20 monthly

Employee/Child(ren) - $127.60 twice monthly = $255.20 monthly

Employee/Spouse - $170.10 twice monthly = $340.20 monthly

Family - $196.52.15 twice monthly = $393.04 monthly

Dental Insurance - For employees working 30 or more hours, County pays a portion, employee pays a portion ***

Employee - $5.66 twice monthly = $11.32 monthly

Employee/Child(ren) - $20.63 twice monthly = $41.26 monthly

Employee/Spouse - $19.01 twice monthly = $38.02 monthly

Family - $33.14 twice monthly = $66.28 monthly

Complementary Medicine Benefit- Employees enrolled in County Health plan, eligible for up to $350.00 per calender year

after a $20.00 co-paymentj per visit.

Jury Duty - County pays the difference in wages

Life Insurance - For employees working 30 or more hours, $5,000 free for employee,

with employee option to purchase additional amount **

Meals - Cheshire County provides meals free of charge to all employees in Westmoreland and at the Department of Corrections

Military Leave of Absence - County pays the difference in wages less 5% if activated (maximum of 5 years)

Perfect Attendance Bonus - Quarterly incentives for perfect attendance *

Short Term Disability - For employees working 30 or more hours, no cost to employee,

with employee option to purchase long term disability **

State Retirement - Employees working 35 or more hours must participate:

Employees 7% pre-tax contribution, 10 year retirement

Correctional Officers, Sheriff Deputies. 11.55% pre-tax contribution, 20 year retirement

Service time will be carried over from any NH state wide agency participating in the program.

Tuition Reimbursement - Up to $2,700 per year for courses meeting selected criteria

Deferred Compensation - All full time employees may put money into this type of retirement program pre-tax.

Direct Deposit - Employees may opt to have their paycheck deposited into a bank or banks of their choice.

Automobile/Home-Owners/Renters Insurance - Employees may opt to have payroll deduction.

AFLAC - supplemental insurance paid for by employee **

Vaccinations - At no cost to employees, TB and flu shots are available. Hepatitis B vaccine will be offered free

of charge to all at risk employees.

Employee Assistance Program - available to all employees and household members free of charge.

NOTE - All benefits listed above are effective at date of employment unless otherwise indicated.

* indicates benefit takes effect at the successful completion of the probationary period.

** indicates benefit takes effect on the first of the month following 3 months of continuous employment.

*** indicates benefit takes effect following 3 months of continuous employment.

 

05/07/2014

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