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Employee Benefits

Paid Time Off Benefits


Paid Time Off - Paid time off is accrued based on hours worked. Over a one year period, an employee that works 80 hours a pay period (2 weeks) accrues 10 vacation days, 3 sick days and 6 holidays. A day is defined as 8 hours. After five years, another 5 days are added to vacation. After 10 years, another 5 days are added. PTO is available to use after the completion of the 90 day initial employment period.

Extended Illness Time (EIT) - A sick bank accrues at 3.69 hours per pay period, based on 80 hours worked. The EIT accrues to a maximum of 520 hours.

Self Care Days - Two days of self care time off is provided per calendar year.

Insurance Benefits


Health Insurance - Insurance premiums are set up as a payroll deduction and are deducted through the Section 125 plan on a pre-tax basis. Full time employees are eligible for insurance coverage on the first day of
the month following the 90 day initial employment period.

Dental Insurance - KHC pays a portion of the dental insurance for participating employees. Premiums are deducted pre-tax.

Supplemental Vision - Available to full time employees to help cover the cost of frames, lenses and/or eye exams.

Life Insurance - KHC pays for $50,000 of life insurance for the employee, $10,000 for spouses and $5,000 for children.

Other Benefits


Retirement Plan - A 403(b) retirement plan is provided through VALIC. Employees can start contributing to the 403(b) after meeting with the VALIC representative. After one year of service and at least 1,000 hours, an employee is eligible for employer matching. KHC will match 50% of the employee's contribution, up to a maximum employee contribution of 5% of gross salary. Employee contributions that exceed 5% of gross will not be matched. An employee is fully vested after 6 years of eligibility.

Wheatstate Credit Union - Employees have the opportunity to become members of Wheatstate Credit Union. This enables employees to payroll deduct amounts which can go for savings, checking, IRA or Christmas Club accounts.

Discounts for In-patient/Outpatient services - per written policy.