Eligibility for Benefits

Management, Exempt and Unrepresented Employees
Employees regularly scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental and life insurance programs as well as health care spending account, dependent care assistance program, premium conversion plan and the deferred compensation plan.  Employees regularly scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week, intermittently or on a provisional basis may participate in the medical, dental, life and premium conversion plans; however, these employees are required to pay the total monthly premium without a County contribution.

Represented Employees
Eligibility to participate in the Employee Benefit Programs is defined in each Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  Generally speaking, employees regularly scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental and life insurance programs as well as health care spending account, dependent care assistance program, premium conversion plan and the deferred compensation plan.  Employees regularly scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week, intermittently or on a provisional basis may participate in the medical, dental, life and premium conversion plans; however, these employees are required to pay the total monthly premium without a County contribution.  Represented employees should review their specific MOU for further clarification of eligibility as the hour requirement may vary based on the MOU.


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