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Non-Bargaining Unit Benefits for Head Start


(Effective 12/01/2011 - 11/30/2012)

Health Benefits (semi-monthly)

Health Alliance Medical Plans POS-C500
Single $83.50
Family $318.00

Dental Benefits (twice-monthly)

Delta Dental Network Premier PPO
Single $7.26 $12.57
Employee w/ Spouse $14.52 $25.13
Employee w/ Child(ren) $20.61 $25.32
Family $32.83 $46.82

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)

County defined benefit retirement program. The employee contributes 4.5 % of their gross. After one year of participation IMRF also provides disability payments at half pay and life insurance valued at one year's salary.

Term Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Non-contributing by employee -- $20,000 term life insurance and $40,000 death and dismemberment.

Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Time

  0-4 yrs 5-9 yrs 10-15 yrs 15-19 yrs 20-24 yrs 25+ yrs
Vacation 10 days 15 days 20 days 21 days 22 days 25 days
Sick 10 days 10 days 12 days 12 days 12 days 12 days

  1-14 yrs 15+ yrs
Personal 3 days 4 days

Holidays: In accordance with the Champaign County holiday schedule, there are 13 paid holidays in 2011.

Additional Options

In addition to the above benefits, employees can purchase by payroll deduction term life insurance and a variety of optional policies. The County offers Section 125 and 457 B Deferred Compensation Plans. Direct deposit of payroll checks and membership in the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union are also offered.