Holidays- Ability Beyond Disability recognizes ten (10) holidays per year. Effective immediately upon hire. The rate of pay is dependent upon employment status. If worked, Easter Sunday will be paid as a holiday.
Tax Deferred Annuity Program- Effective immediately upon hire, any employee may elect to join and contribute to a 403B plan.
Direct Deposit- Effective immediately upon hire, any employee may choose automatic deposit of full or partial salary to one or more financial institutions.
Credit Union- Effective immediately upon hire, any employee may elect to join Sikorsky Credit Union. Go to www.sikorskyfcu.org for more information.
Short Term Disability (NY)- Ability Beyond Disability pays the premium for New York State employees only (as per state mandate).
Life Assistance Program (AKA Employee Assistance Program)- Effective immediately upon hire, each employee and his/her family members are entitled to use the confidential Life Assistance Program (LAP) at no cost. The LAP offers counseling and assistance with relationship or work related issues, family problems, legal concerns, financial information, and credit consolidation.
People's United Bank- Effective immediately upon hire and available to all employees. This workplace banking program offers exclusive money-saving benefits and discounts - offered to our employees. You will get a free Plus Checking when you receive direct deposit of your pay and even more checking benefits: free debit card, free domestic non-People's ATM transactions and a free order of checks. Other exclusive benefits include credits towards mortgage closing costs This service offers free checking, free ATM/Visa check card, preferred interest earnings, discounted rates on loans, credits towards closing costs and safe deposit box rental, free personal financial reviews and free financial seminars. Visit your local People's United Bank branch to sign up or go to www.peoples.com/workplacebanking to learn more.
Liberty Mutual- Group discount on home, apartment and auto insurance.
Benefits Available to Regular Full and Part-Time Employees:
Sick- For regular full-time (non-per diem, non-temporary, non-flex) employees, sick days are accrued at the rate of one (1) week per year, beginning with the date of full-time hire. For regular part time (non-per diem, non-temporary, non-flex) employees, sick days are accrued at the rate of one (1) hour per 40 hours worked up to a maximum of 40 hours per calendar year. Eligibility after five (5) months.
Voluntary Insurance Program- Effective immediately upon hire, any employee with a schedule of twenty (20) or more hours may purchase through payroll deduction, supplemental life insurance for self or loved ones, short term disability, supplemental hospital insurance, and cancer insurance.
Bereavement Leave- Effective immediately upon hire, each regular full and part-time employee is entitled to three (3) days per occurrence for a death in the immediate family.
Medical Leaves- Full and part-time employees with a minimum of six (6) consecutive months worked proceeding the request are eligible to request a leave.
Benefits Available to Regular Full-Time Employees:* *Note: This applies to non-temporary staff who are hired with a schedule of 30 hours or more per week. All Full-Time employees must attend a Full-Time Benefits In-Service within 30 days of hire.
Medical/Dental Programs- Benefits are effective the first day of the month following a 90-day waiting period. Premium is shared between Ability Beyond Disability and the employee and is based upon the dental and medical programs chosen by the employee.
Long Term Disability- Ability Beyond Disability pays the premium. Effective the first day of the month following a 90-day waiting period. The insurance program provides sixty percent (60%) compensation following the elimination period.
Life Insurance- Ability Beyond Disability pays the premium. Effective the first day of the month following a 90-day waiting period. The payout is equal to the employee's annual salary, with a minimum of $15,000 and a maximum of $50,000.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment- Ability Beyond Disability pays premium. Effective first day of the month following a 90-day waiting period.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)- Tax saving benefits for health insurance, reimbursable medical costs and/or dependent care. Effective the first day of the month following a 90-day waiting period.
Vacation- For regular full-time (non-per diem, non-temporary, non-flex) employees vacation days are accrued at the rate of two (2) weeks per calendar year beginning with the date of full-time hire. Upon completion of two (2) years of continuous non-temporary full-time employment, the employee will begin to accrue three (3) weeks per year. After ten (10) years, the employee will begin to accrue four (4) weeks per year. Eligibility after six (6) months.
Personal- For regular full time (non-per diem, non-temporary, non-flex) employees three (3) benefit days. Upon completion of two (2) years of continuous non-temporary full-time employment, the employee will receive five (5) benefit days. After four (4) years, the employee will receive eight (8) benefit days. Actual number of days varies in first year based on date of full-time hire. Eligibility after three 90 days.
Tuition Reimbursement- Employees who have worked as a regular full time employee for one (1) full year without interruption, may submit a Tuition Reimbursement request and receive a tuition reimbursement percentage based on years of service for successfully completed courses with a maximum percentage per calendar year, which is also based on years of service. (Courses and/or degree must be related to Ability Beyond Disability’s overall mission and goals). *Benefit maximum/percentage is subject to change pending budget.