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Paid Holidays
Delta Dental of Illinois observes 10 company holidays and the schedule is published annually. Regular part-time and part-time employees are eligible for a pro-rated share of holiday pay.

Paid Time Off (PTO)
Eligible employees accrue PTO starting with their first pay date and in accordance with their job classification. Regular full-time employees accrue 4 weeks/20 days in their first through fourth calendar years of service; starting in the fifth calendar year of service 5 weeks/25 days are accrued. Regular part-time and part-time employees accrue at a reduced rate.

Medical Insurance
Employees may elect HMO (BlueAdvantage HMO), PPO (BluePrint PPO) or a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA (BlueEdge HSA) through BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.

Dental Insurance
Employees have three options available at point-of-service: Delta Dental PPOSM, Delta Dental Premier® and out-of-network dentists. Delta Dental of Illinois pays employee and eligible dependent(s) premiums in full.

Vision Insurance
Vision benefits are offered through DeltaVision®*. Delta Dental of Illinois pays the cost of the employee premium while employees may elect to cover eligible dependents for $7.00/pay period.

Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D
The Term Life benefit is 2 times your basic annual compensation (up to $300,000 maximum). AD&D is equal to the amount of your base term life. Term Life benefits for spouses is $10,000 and eligible dependent child(ren) is $5,000. Delta Dental of Illinois pays the premiums in full.

Supplemental Group Term Life Insurance
Employees may apply for additional life insurance coverage for themselves and their dependents at the employee’s expense.

Short Term Disability Insurance
Short term disability coverage is offered and Delta Dental of Illinois pays employee premiums in full. The elimination period is 15 days of injury or illness with a benefit level of 60 percent of weekly earnings (up to a maximum of $1,000 per week). The maximum length of coverage under short term disability is 26 weeks.

Long Term Disability Insurance
Long term disability coverage is offered and Delta Dental of Illinois pays employee premiums in full. The elimination period is 6 months of continuous disability. The primary benefit level is 60 percent of covered monthly earnings with a maximum benefit of $8,000 per
month.

Section 125 Plan (Flexible Spending Account)
Employees may set aside pre-tax money into a health and/or dependent care account in order to pay for certain un-reimbursed expenses before taxes.

Retirement Plan – 401(k) Plan With Company Match
Through The Principal Financial Group® employees can save for retirement by contributing pre-tax to a traditional 401(k) and/or after-tax to a Roth 401(k). Contributions may be made in any percentage, up to maximums allowed by law. The plan includes an
employer safe harbor match of 100 percent of the first 3 percent and 50 percent of the next 2 percent contributed.

Profit Sharing Plan
A discretionary payment may be made into employees’ 401(k) account annually, if approved by the Board of Directors. A 3-year vesting schedule applies.

Annual Incentive Compensation Plan*
An annual cash bonus may be paid out to eligible employees based on how Delta Dental of Illinois performs on key criteria. The payment is expressed as a percentage of an employee’s annual base earnings or salaries.

Tuition Reimbursement
Courses must relate to the employee’s current position or a reasonably attainable job within the company. Eligible courses are those that are taken for credit at accredited colleges, universities, and other institutions. Benefit amounts of 100 percent of out-of-pocket
expenses for tuition, books, and supplies up to $1,000 per quarter, trimester, or semester, up to a maximum of $3,000 per year, may be paid to eligible employees.

*Personnel in a sales and/or an account management role who are eligible to earn commissions are not eligible for the annual incentive compensation plan.

Charitable Contribution Matching Program
In order to fulfill our goal of demonstrating good corporate citizenship, Delta Dental of Illinois actively promotes the well-being of their local community by offering a charitable contribution matching program to employees. Employees may receive a match toward their charitable contribution either by making a monetary donation to a not-for-profit organization with 501(c)3 status or by accumulating a minimum number of volunteer hours for one not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Additional Benefits

  • Casual dress code
  • On-site fitness center
  • Various company events and activities throughout the year

Eligibility (based on the below job classifications) is the first of the month following 60 days of employment for most benefits. The following exceptions apply: eligibility is immediate for paid holidays, PTO, EAP and the charitable matching program. Entry into the 401(k) plan is the first of the month following date of hire. Tuition reimbursement requires 6 months of service. Some benefit programs under the Plan may require that an employee be actively at work on the date coverage is to begin.

Job Classifications:

  • Regular Full-Time Employees are normally scheduled to work 40 or more hours/week and may be eligible for all benefits listed. 
  • Regular Part-Time Employees are normally scheduled to work 30 or more hours/week, but less than 40 hours and may be eligible for all benefits except tuition reimbursement. Other benefits may be at a higher cost and/or pro-rated amounts.
  • Part-Time Employees are normally scheduled to work 20 or more hours/week, but less than 30 hours and are eligible for pro-rated amounts of paid holidays and PTO. May also be eligible for EAP, 401(k), profit sharing, incentive compensation plan and charitable contribution matching program.
  • Temporary Employees are normally scheduled to work a temporary assignment.

In the event of any discrepancy between this webpage and the actual provisions of the Plan, the Plan shall govern.

*DeltaVision is provided by ProTec Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Dental of Illinois, in association with EyeMed Vision Care networks.

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