All employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week are eligible for benefits. It will be assumed that if working less than a 12-month contract, the employee will have two or three months of summer premium deducted thru a monthly payroll deduction. It will also be expected for you to keep your (pre-taxed) insurances thru September of each year. Coverage changes occur in August prior to the upcoming benefit year running from October 1 – September 30.
Presently, USD 379 provides a single option B health insurance plan at no-cost to all full-time employees. In addition, employees have a range of additional benefit options to select.
- Health Insurance – USD 379 offers four different plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. All full-time employees are eligible to receive option B single plan at no additional cost (this benefit will be prorated according to contract term and number of hours per week – FTE). The equivalent of this benefit is applied to any option that the employee elects for during enrollment upon hire or during the annual open enrollment period every subsequent year.
- Dental Insurance – USD 379 offers supplemental dental insurance through Delta Dental. This is an optional benefit to all employees.
- Vision Insurance – USD 379 offers vision insurance as an additional benefit through VSP.
- HSA – USD 379 offers a health savings account option to employees through Greenbush Affiliate. This is available to employees who select health insurance option D.
- KPERS – USD 379 employees are eligible for enrollment into the state of Kansas retirement plan KPERS upon hire. For more information, please visit KPERS
- American Fidelity – USD 379 offers a wide array of additional benefit options through American Fidelity. More information about the options available can be seen at American Fidelity website.
- Pay Stub – USD 379 provides electronic access to monthly paystub information. This can be accessed at Paydocs.
- Worker’s Compensation – Employers are required to provide this information to each injured worker by Kansas Law.
- KDOL Accident Report. This is filled out by the Supervisor.
- The Report by Eyewitness form(s) are to be completed and returned to the supervisor to process.
- The Report by Injured Employee form is to be completed and returned to the supervisor to process.
- The Information for Injured Employees paper is to be handed to the employee at the employers first opportunity.
- Salary Information – Salary determinations are based upon education and experience. Certified Salary Schedule • Classified Salary Schedule