Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)
Tier II to Tier I Resolution 2020
Temporary Policy for Covid-19
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 following area credit unions.
East Alabama Community Federal Credit Union: www.eamcfcu.com (Printable Flyer)
Four Season Federal Credit Union: www.fourseasonsfcu.com
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 140 days total).
PAID HOLIDAYS - Eligible immediately for full time employees (subject to change each year based on County Commission approval).
1.New Year's Day
6. Independence Day
PAID VACATION - Eligible after first full month for full time employees (leave is posted at the end of the month).
Years of Service
Earned Leave per Year
Zero to six years
8 hours per month
First complete calendar month after 6th anniversary
9.34 hours per month
First complete calendar month after your 11th anniversary
11.34 hours per month
First complete calendar month after 15th anniversary
13.34 hours per month
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 and 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 January 1, 2021 employees will pay $75 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 $150 towards premium, current employee cost is $362.50 Bi-monthly.
LIFE INSURANCE-Eligible immediately. Life insurance coverage up to $10,000 is provided by the County.