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Full-time Employee Benefits Quick Facts

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Medical – PEEHIP Health Insurance (BC/BS or Viva Health HMO)

  • Monthly out-of-pocket cost is $30 for single coverage, $207 for family without spouse coverage, $282 for
    employee + spouse coverage, $307 for family with spouse coverage (includes spousal surcharge).

Effective October 1, 2015:

Tobacco Premium                             Wellness Premium
Member $ 50                                      Member $ 50
Spouse $ 50                                         Spouse $ 50

  • Convenient payroll deduction for optional employee paid supplemental insurance (Hospital Indemnity, Vision, Dental, Cancer, Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Voluntary Group Life, etc.)

Retirement – Teachers Retirement Savings (TRS)
Employer contribution rate for Tier 1 employees for retirement is 12.43% of gross earnings (Employee contribution 7.5% of gross earnings). Tier 2 employee’s employer contribution rate for retirement is 11.34% of gross earnings (Employee contribution 6.00% of gross earnings)

  • Tier 1 employees – members with any service on or prior to January 1, 2013
  • Tier 2 employees – members hired on or after January 1, 2013

Paid leaves

  • Fifteen (15) paid holidays per year
  • Four and ½ day work week (40 hours) with limited choice of work schedule (limited choice of start time and lunch time)
  • Twelve (12) sick leave days per year
  • Annual leave for staff as follows:
    • 0-4 years 1.00 day per month (8 hours)
    • 5-9 years 1.25 days per month (10 hours)
    • 10-14 years 1.50 days per month (12 hours)
    • 15-19 years 1.75 days per month (14 hours)
    • 20-above 2.00 days per month (16 hours)
  • Five (5) personal days leave per year for full-time Faculty (Faculty do not receive annual leave)
  • Two (2) personal days per year for staff
  • Employer pays insurance allocation ($800 per month) while on unpaid Family Medical Leave. You pay out-of pocket ($30/mo. for single coverage, $207/mo. for family coverage without spouse, $307/mo. for family coverage with spouse)
  • Twelve (12) to twenty four (24) days of annual leave per year for staff, depending on years of service
  • Paid military leave (168 hours per year)
  • Paid administrative leave for jury duty or court summons
  • Three (3) days of emergency leave per year (may use one day per incident if all other leave is exhausted)
  • Prorated annual leave for H-schedule (20 hours but less than 40 hours per week) employees

Employee Tuition Assistance
Tuition Assistance Program for full-time employees

  • 1/3 tuition waiver after one year of employment
  • 2/3 tuition waiver after two years
  • Full tuition waiver after three years


  • Paid job-related Professional Development Training
  • Paid registration, expenses, and travel to selected conferences, workshops, and seminars

Other Benefits

  • Paid memberships in selected job-related professional associations
  • Free parking
  • Overtime pay or compensatory time off for non-exempt employees at 1 ½ times the normal rate for hours worked over 40
  • Convenient direct deposit of pay and emailed pay statements