Benefit Package

Vermont Foodbank, Inc.
Employee Benefits Summary
January 1, 2013

 

Benefits Begin = Thirty days first of the month following.

 

1. Time Off

 

    a. Vacation – Vacation time is earned before it is granted.  Employees are expected to use their accrued vacation time before their hire date anniversary.  No more than 80 hours of accrued vacation time may be carried over past an employee’s anniversary date. 

    Vacation time is earned on the following schedule:

        i. First Year – 3.69 hours x 26 pay periods (12 days annually)

        ii. 2-4 Years – 4.62 hours x 26 pay periods (15 days annually)

        iii. 4 Years and over – 6.16 hours x 26 pay periods (20 days annually)

 

    b. Holidays – The Foodbank observes the following holidays:

        i. New Year’s Day – Tuesday, January 1, 2013

        ii. All President’s Day – Monday, February 18, 2013

        iii. Town Meeting Day – Tuesday, March 5, 2013

        iv. Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2013

        v. Independence Day – Thursday, July 4, 2013

        vi. Day After Independence Day – Friday, July 5, 2013

        vii. Labor Day – Monday, September 2, 2013

        viii. Veteran’s Day – Monday, November 11, 2013

        ix. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013

        x.  Day After Thanksgiving, Friday, November 29, 2013

        xi. Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25, 2013

        xii. Christmas Week – Thursday, December 26, 2013

        xiii. Christmas Week – Friday, December 27, 2013

        xiv. Christmas Week – Monday, December 30, 2013

        xv. New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31, 2013

        xvi. Employee Birthday

 

    c. Sick Days – Sick leave is earned before it is granted up to a maximum  of 12 days per year with accumulation stopping at a total of 480 hours. Unused sick time will not be compensated for upon resignation or dismissal.

 

    d. Family & Medical Leaves of Absence – The Foodbank provides this leave in a manner consistent with both State of Vermont and Federal law.

 

    e. Short-Term Family Leave – The Foodbank provides this leave in a manner consistent with both State of Vermont and Federal law.

 

    f. Personal Leave – Upon employment each full-time employee shall be entitled to five days of personal leave, subject to the approval of his/her supervisor.  Unused personal time may not be carried over from one year to the next.  Unused personal time will not be compensated for upon resignation or dismissal.

 

    g. Bereavement Leave – All full-time employees may take paid

        Bereavement leave on the following schedule (see employee personnel manual for family members included in the categories listed below):

        i. immediate family funeral – 3 days

        ii. close family funeral – 1 day

        iii. other funerals - ½ day

 

    h. Jury Duty – Leave for jury duty shall be granted to all employees called to serve without loss of income or accrued vacation time.  An employee’s pay will continue at the normal rate and the employee shall sign over any payment checks received while on duty.  Employees shall retain all seniority, fringe benefits, and any other privileges or benefits of employment at the Foodbank while on jury duty.  Employees subpoenaed to testify in court shall not suffer any reduction in pay by any reason of time spent away from his/her job in response to said subpoena.

 

2.   Insurance


Medical and dental insurance for all full-time employees, and their families: Employees will pay 10% of their premium costs for health insurance and dental insurance. This employee contribution may not exceed 2% of their base salary. The payroll deduction will be adjusted to reflect this cap when applicable.

Medical – The two health plan policies that we offer are:


    Plan #1. CDHP (HMO) BlueCare - with wellness drug benefits – HSA compatible. 
        $2,500 /$5,000 – aggregate. 
        100% coverage after deductible – 100% preventive coverage – vision exam $20 co-pay. 
        Wellness drug benefit: $5/40%/60% before deductible.
        Plan 2 Total Premium Rates:
        Single Plan: $490.06/month
        2-Person plan: $813.51/month
        Family plan: $1193.83/month


    Plan #2. CDHP (HMO) BlueCare – with wellness drug benefits – HSA compatible. 
        $5000/$10,000 deductible – stacked.

        100% coverage after deductible – 100% preventive coverage – vision exam $20 co-pay.

        Wellness drug benefit: $5/40%/60% before deductible.

        Plan 1 Total Premium Rates:

        Single Plan: $364.32/month; 

        2-Person plan: $728.63/month; 

        Family plan: $1017.36/month.

 

Health Savings Account
The Foodbank contributes to the individuals Health Savings Account:
    $1250/year ($104.17/month) to each individual H.S.A.
    $2000/year (166.67/month) to each 2-person and family H.S.A.


Dental insurance

Dental insurance through Ameritas with an anniversary date of July 1, 2013. 
    Premium Rates:
        Single plan: $28.10/month
        2-Person plan: $59.12/month
        Family plan: $97.73/month


Vision Insurance

Vision insurance through VSP that is entirely paid by the employee; with an anniversary date of July 1, 2013. Please ask for the particulars.  
    Single plan: $9.36/month
    2-Person plan: $13.68/month
    Family plan: $20.82/month


AFLAC

Accident insurance entirely paid by the employee. Please ask for particulars.  August 1, 2013 anniversary date.


Life Insurance

Each full-time employee is entitled to life insurance 2 X their salary at no cost to the employee for a maximum coverage of $200,000.


Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

Each full-time employee is entitled to short-term/long-term insurance at no cost to the employee.

 

3. Retirement Plan

 

All eligible employees completing one full year of service are entitled to participation in the Foodbank’s retirement plan. This retirement plan is a 403 (b) plan that is contributed to on behalf of the employee by the Foodbank at a rate of 2.5% of the employee’s gross annual earnings per year.  Total contributions cannot exceed allowable limits.  Investment choices are employee managed.  Contributions to the plan may change depending upon the ability of the Foodbank’s budget to support approved levels. Complete information concerning the benefits and conditions of this plan is contained in the descriptive information provided by the investment carrier.  Employees may enroll in the plan the 1st of the month 30 days after employment without any employer contribution.

 

4.  Work Hours

 

Office hours of the Foodbank are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with one paid hour for lunch and breaks.  Warehouse hours are from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm with one paid hour for lunch and breaks.  Hours may vary from time to time in response to seasons, necessity, etc.

 

5.   Paydays

 

Salaries are paid every other Friday.  Direct deposit is available.

 

6.  Employee Assistance Program

 

INVEST EAP is available to all employees and any person who lives with them. They are an excellent source of short-term confidential counseling, information, and resources addressing legal, stress, family, childcare, alcohol, relationships, workplace conflict, elderly parents, depression, parenting, finances, anxiety, etc.


Call 1-866-660-9533  www.investeap.org Password: VFB.

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