City of West Bend Employee Benefits 2020
(Benefits may differ for employees covered by a labor contract)
Human Resources is responsible for administering benefits for all City employees. Benefits may be changed by action of the City Council or through labor negotiations, and currently if you meet certain qualifications include:
Health Insurance & Prescription Drugs
Health Insurance and Prescription Drugs:
Comprehensive Major Medical effective 1st day of month following 30 days of employment. UMR will provide medical coverage. Employees are eligible to participate if they work 30 hrs. or more per week.
Premiums for 2020: Traditional HRA Plan for Full Time Employees
|Deductible||$2,500 Single/$5,000 Family|
Website: (www.umr.com) Network: United Healthcare Choice Plus
Prescription Drugs: MagellanRx providing prescription coverage
Maintenance drugs are required thru mail order.
For more information, refer to the packet of information provided by Human Resources.
Paid Time Off
Holidays-10 days per year including:
Friday, 01/01/2021-New Year's Day
Friday, 04/02/2021-Good Friday
Monday, 05/31/2021-Memorial Day
Monday, 07/05/2021-Independence Day
Monday, 09/06/2021-Labor Day
Thursday, 11/25/2021-Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 11/26/2021-The Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 12/24/2021-Christmas Eve
Friday, 12/31/2021-New Year's Eve.
Sick Leave: 4 hrs. per full month of employment
|1 Year||1 week|
|2 years||2 weeks|
|6 years||3 weeks|
|15 years||4 weeks|
Voluntary Dental Insurance
Voluntary Dental: The employee can choose to enroll and pay for dental insurance thru Delta Dental effective 1st of the month following 30 days. Employees are eligible to participate if they work 30 hrs. or more per week. Open enrollment is in November.
Premiums for 2020:
|Employee Only||$ 34.99/mo|
Website: www.deltadentalwi.com .
Voluntary Vision Insurance
Voluntary Vision: The employee can choose to enroll and pay for vision insurance thru Delta Dental effective 1st of the month following 30 days. Employees are eligible to participate if they work 30 hrs. or more per week. Open enrollment is in November.
Premiums for 2020:
|Employee Only||$ 5.39/mo.|
Wisconsin Retirement System
Wisconsin Retirement System
Employees who work more than 1200 hours per year who are expected to be employed for at least one year from the date of hire are automatically enrolled in the Wisconsin Retirement Fund (WRS). Employee pays amount mandated by law (2020– 6.75%).
NOTE: Exception if employee was previously employed at WRS participating employer.
For more information on WRS go to website: http://etf.wi.gov.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
EAP (Employee Assistance Program): 1-800-865-1044
The Employee Assistance Program through Aurora is a confidential voluntary program that provides easy access to a professional who can offer employees and their families support and direction with personal or job-related issues.
In order to qualify for benefits under the health plan for drug/alcohol, and mental health issues, you must be referred by the EAP.
Basic and additional coverage effective the 1st of the month following 1 (one) month in the Wisconsin. Retirement System. Each unit of coverage is in the amount of the employee’s annual salary rounded to the next higher $1,000. The City pays for two units, one basic and one additional unit (2 times prior year’s earnings). Additional life insurance is available at employee cost.
Employee can purchase Spouse/Dependent-
One unit @ $1.75/month coverage = $10,000/Spouse/$5000 Dependent Child
Two units @ $3.50/month coverage = $20,000/Spouse/$10,000 Dependent Child
FSA-125 Flexible Benefit Plan
FSA-125 Flexible Benefit Plan:
Employees may elect to pay certain qualifying expenses (medical or dependent care) through the Flexible Benefit Plan. These expenses are exempt from State and Federal income taxes and include: Insurance premiums (medical/dental), dependent care, out-of-pocket expenses such as medical, dental, vision, etc. Employees are eligible to participate if they work 30 hrs. or more per week. Open enrollment is in November for the following year.
Voluntary Benefits through American Fidelity
All active full-time employees (30 hrs. /week or more) are eligible to purchase these additional voluntary benefits. Employees are able to enroll during open enrollment in November for the following year.
Options for purchase:
Disability Income Insurance
Accident Only Insurance
Group Critical Illness Insurance
Benefits are offered through American Fidelity. For more information contact Account Manager Erin Gutzman at (800) 654-8489, Ext. 5062.
Employees may elect to defer part of their income to IRS limits into a retirement plan. This deferred income is exempt from State and Federal income taxes until it is withdrawn at retirement or upon termination of employment. To check out more information, use links below.
Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (WDC)
Identity Theft Protection
Identity, Financial & Privacy Protection:
All active full-time employee (30 hrs./week or more) are eligible to purchase this additional voluntary benefit. Complete paperwork for enrollment at anytime during the year.
Plans and Pricing
$9.95 per person per month
$17.95 per family per month
This benefit is offered through INFOARMOR.
Website: www.MyPrivacyArmor.com or call (800) 789-2720.