Benefits


Our compensation package offers a variety of benefits:

Business casual

Employees in many positions may dress in a relaxed style throughout the week.

Credit union

The credit union offers employees various savings and checking plans, as well as low-interest mortgage and auto loans.

Dental plans

Employees may choose comprehensive coverage or a dental maintenance organization (where available).

Drug plan

Prescription drug coverage varies depending on medical plan choices.

Fitness center

Our 24-hour, fully equipped fitness centers at selected company locations are free to employees and their families.

Flexible spending accounts

Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified health care and dependent care expenses. New employees are eligible after 31 days of employment.

Flexible working hours

Flexible schedules are available in some departments. Details are worked out with individual supervisors.

Holidays

These holidays are observed each year: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

Medical plan

Employees have a choice of plans that include the option of using networks of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers at reduced prices.

Personal computer purchase plan

Employees may apply for a two-year, interest-free loan to purchase up to $1,000 worth of computer equipment and software.

Paid time off

Each year, employees are awarded a number of vacation days based on holidays, years of service and union guidelines. Paid time off also may be available for jury duty and non-active military duty.

Retirement benefits

Employees' retirement benefits include a pension and 401(k) savings plan. Employees may contribute up to 75 percent of their income to their 401(k) on a pre-tax, post-tax and/or Roth 401(k) basis. The company matches a portion of eligible employee contributions. Employee contributions are vested immediately, but company matching contributions are vested after one year of employment.

Tuition refund program

Work-related courses are reimbursed at 50 percent for an A or B grade. Full and part-time employees who meet program requirements are eligible for reimbursement. The annual maximum is $2,000.

Variable incentive pay plan

Depending on company, department, team and individual performance, eligible management employees may receive an annual payout of up to 10 percent of their salary.