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 - $62.35 twice monthly = $124.70 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-payment 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.
01/05/2015

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