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Employees become eligible for most benefits after a 30 day waiting period. Full benefits are offered to full-time employees (those who work 35 hours or more a week).

Medical/Prescription Coverage – Choice of various medical plans for employees and dependents. All plans include prescription coverage through in-network pharmacies for up to a 30-day supply or via mail order for up to a 90-day supply. Employee contribution towards coverage for medical/prescription plan varies by plan.

Pre-tax Spending Accounts – Ability to contribute pre-tax funds via payroll deduction for reimbursement of dependent day care and/or unreimbursed medical, dental and vision expenses.

Dental – Dental coverage is offered through Delta Dental of PA. You can purchase dental insurance for yourself alone or for yourself and your dependents.

Vision Plan – Plan provides you and your family assistance in paying for regular eye exams, glasses and contact lenses. You can choose to receive services from in-network or out-of-network providers. Employee contribution towards coverage varies based on number of people you elect to cover.

Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance – Includes company paid life insurance (2 times your base annual salary), company paid short and long term disability, additional voluntary life and AD&D insurance, accident and worker’s compensation insurance.

Disability – If you are unable to work due to a non-work related injury or illness, you may be eligible to receive Short Term disability payments. There is a 7-day waiting period for absences due to illness and no waiting period for absences due to an injury. If approved, the plan pays 70% of your covered salary for up to 12 weeks, or as long as you continue to meet the plan’s definition of disability. Long-term disability benefits are paid at 60% of your covered salary after a 12 week waiting period.

Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance – You may purchase additional coverage, up to $2,000,000, for yourself only or yourself and your family.

Term Life Insurance – You may purchase additional life insurance for yourself, your spouse and your dependent children. Prices vary based on age and amount of insurance selected.

Additional Benefits:

401(k) Plan – 50% company match on the first 6% of employee contributions to the plan, starting 90 days after date of hire, with a 3-year vesting schedule.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Three sessions annually with a professional counselor for you and/or your dependents for advice on legal, financial, counseling, etc. This benefit also offers a Work/Life Support Program on topics such as parenting, senior care, and free consultations on legal services, identity theft and financial services.

Holidays – Paid time off for designated holidays.

Paid Time Off (PTO) – You begin accruing PTO immediately during the first calendar year of employment. You will accrue PTO for each month worked. Thereafter, the accrual is based on the number of years of service up to a maximum of 25 days of PTO per year.

Bereavement Leave – One to five days paid time off for each qualifying family member's death.

Blood and Urine Analysis – Free annual testing (e.g., cholesterol, glucose, triglycerides, etc.) for those working more than 20 hours per week, at the Lancaster, PA site only.

Laboratory Analysis Discount – 50% off regular cost of analyses performed at Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories (e.g., water, soil, asbestos, etc.).

Relocation Assistance – Reimbursement packages for relocating employees are available including expenses for house-hunting visits. Relocation specialists help those who desire assistance during the moving process. The extent of reimbursement is decided on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Reimbursement – With advance approval after a 6 month waiting period for full time employees, employees who receive a passing grade will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $5,000 per calendar year for courses or approved degree program related to your work.

Fringe Benefits:

Child Day Care – On-site child care offered at discounted rates at our Lancaster, PA site. Children from six weeks through kindergarten can be enrolled for two to five days per week. Before and after school care, school snow days and summer day camp available for children up to 12 years of age.

Employee Recognition Program – Designed to recognize and reward individual, team and leadership behaviors and results that help set us apart as a market leader.

Employee Referral Program – Cash awards for referring an individual as a new employee with the company.

Employee Activities Committee – Plans team-building activities, outings and other events for employees and families.

The above summary is intended to provide a brief description of benefits offered to full-time employees. Full details on benefit plans and exclusions are outlined in the certificates of coverage and plan document from each provider.