EMPLOYEE BENEFIT SUMMARY
Benefits play an important role in your choice of an employer. WSNW strives to provide a competitive benefits package. Please refer to the below summary to obtain a general understanding of the benefits offerings.
WSNW is self-insured and uses the Blue Cross/Blue Shield network. The healthcare plan is administered by a third party administrator, Regence Group Administrators (RGA). For Hawaii employees only, the healthcare plan is administered by Kaiser Permanente. WSNW offers a bundled health plan package for all eligible employees; which includes Medical, Dental, Vision and Pharmacy Benefits.
HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT (HSA)
The HSA is designed to work in conjunction with the high deductible health plan and is administered by Bank of America. An HSA is a savings account that the company and employee contribute to.
WSNW offers eligible employees an employer-paid basic group term life policy equal to one times the employee’s annual salary. This benefit is provided at no cost to the employee.
SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE INSURANCE
Eligible Employees may also purchase additional life insurance for themselves and their dependents.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
This program provides confidential counseling, assessments, and referrals to eligible employees and their dependents that may have personal or professional concerns. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and members receive up to 5 sessions of free consultation annually per person.
This program offers all employees an opportunity to save for their retirement. Employees can contribute up to 60% of their pre-tax earnings, and the company will match dollar for dollar of your contributions up to 3% of your income.
WSNW offers vacation time off to eligible employees. The amount of awarded vacation is dependent upon tenure with the company. Eligibility to take accrued vacation begins after 12 months of employment.
PAID TIME OFF (PTO)
WSNW also offers Paid Time Off (PTO) to eligible employees for unexpected illnesses, emergencies, a day off to relax or for any other reason and/or as per state law/s. Check with Human Resources to discuss eligibility requirements; our PTO benefit is in compliance with the respective state paid sick leave laws.
WSNW offers the following paid holidays to eligible employees: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
WSNW offers full-time employees up to three (3) consecutive work days to attend or make arrangements for a family member’s funeral.
VOLUNTARY SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM DISABILITY
Short-term and/or Long-term Disability is available through a payroll deduction to eligible employees. This plan serves as an income supplement for those employees who cannot work due to a non-work related injury or illness for a certain period of time. Employees may choose coverage levels within the plan to best meet their needs and may voluntarily elect short-term, long-term disability or both if they wish. For our Hawaii based employees, our temporary disability falls in line with HI TDI state requirements.
We recognize the value of assisting its employees in furthering both their educational goals and employment opportunities within WSNW. WSNW is pleased to offer an Education Assistance Program to qualified employees. The program is designed to reimburse employees for certain business-related classes that are applicable to their current job or another opportunity within WSNW.
Please Note: This benefit summary describes only certain highlights of the company benefits and health plans. It does not supersede the actual provisions of the applicable plan documents, which in all cases are the final authority. Company benefits and related plan documents may be changed with/without prior notice.