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Benefits

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DIRECT DEPOSIT Eligible immediately
Deposit your paycheck directly into the checking account, savings account or credit union of your choice.  Employees have
the additional option of depositing money into more than one account.

CREDIT UNION MEMBERSHIP- Eligible immediately
Lee County employees may become members of the East Alabama Credit Union or the Alabama
Telco Credit Union. 
Alabama Telco Credit Union: www.alatelco.org  
East Alabama Medical Center Credit Union: www.eamcfcu.com (Printable Flyer)

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE- Eligible after 6 months of full time service
Employees may be reimbursed for the costs for course work that has a direct relationship to the
employee's current position at an accredited two or four year institution.

 BEREAVEMENT PAY - Eligible immediately for full time employees 

Up to three (3) days off with pay for the death of an immediate family member.

PAID SICK LEAVE  Eligible after first full month for full time employees (leave is posted at the end of the month)
8 hours per month (up to 130 days total).

PAID HOLIDAYS - Eligible immediately for full time employees
(subject to change each year based on CountyCommission approval).  

1.New Year's Day
2. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
3. President's Day
4. Memorial Day

5. Independence Day
6. Labor Day
7. Columbus Day
8. Veteran's Day

9.Thanksgiving (2days)
10. Christmas

 

PAID VACATION - Eligible after 6 months of full time service
(leave is posted at the end of the month).

 Years of Service

Earned Leave per Year 

 Zero to six years

8 hours per month
(10 days per year) 

 First complete calendar month after 6th  anniversary

9.34 hours per month
(12 days per year) 

 First complete calendar month after your 11th anniversary 

 11.34 hours per month
(15 days per year)

First complete calendar month after 15th  anniversary

 13.34 hours per month
(18 days per year)

 

  RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN - Eligible immediately for full time employees.
Full time employees are automatically enrolled in the Alabama State Retirement System.
    *(RSA-1 Deferred Compensation Plan)
     
Employees can opt to contribute any specified amount, at any time, up to IRS allowed amount. 
      This is a pre-tax deduction a
nd employees may choose to enroll in a fixed or stock fund.

MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION Eligible the 1st day of the second full month following date of hire 
Single Coverage Health/Dental, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of AL- premium currently provided by the County.
*Effective June 1, 2012 employees will pay $50 per month for single coverage; however, if a wellness screen is completed and submitted to the SEIB during the qualification period, the premium is discounted to $0.

Family Coverage Health/Dental, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of AL- County contributes $100 towards premium, current employee cost is $269.00 Bi-weekly.

LIFE INSURANCE-Eligible immediately.
Life insurance coverage up to $5,000 is provided by the County.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS- Eligible after 6 months of full time service
Employees may elect to set up automatic payroll deductions to redirect a portion of their pay into Flexible Spending Accounts to be used for eligible medical and/or dependent care expenses throughout the year.  The money that goes into an FSA is deducted from pay on a pre-tax basis (before Federal, Social Security and state taxes are calculated). Because an employee does not pay these taxes on money that goes into an FSA, they decrease their taxable income and potentially increase their spendable income.

VOLUNTARY PAYROLL DEDUCTION FOR LIFE INSURANCE - Eligible immediately.
Employees are offered the convenience of payroll deduction for policies of life insurance with a recognized vendor.