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Published on: 8/16/2016 3:03 PM
The County of Santa Clara offers voluntary benefit and insurance programs. The costs associated for these voluntary programs are paid for through bi-weekly payroll deductions.
Optional Insurance Benefits
Supplemental Life Insurance
The County of Santa Clara offers a supplemental life insurance policy to regular coded employees working full or part-time. This plan is voluntary and fully paid for by the employee.
The County of Santa Clara offers a voluntary long-term disability to all active coded employees.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
Accidental Dealth and Dismemberment insurance can help pay expenses if you or your spouse or same-sex domestic partner is seriously injured or killed in an accident.
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance for Government Attorneys Association and County Counsel Attorneys Association
Optional Financial Benefits
Flexible Spending Account for Health Care
This program uses pre-tax dollars for reimbursement of medical expenses not covered by insurance.
Health Care Bonus Waiver Program
This program allows an employee to receive a taxable increase in gross wages by waiving medical coverage through the County.
Dependent Care Assistance Program
The Dependent Care Assistance Program is an innovative way for you to save tax dollars while converting part of your salary into tax-free benefits.
Deferred Compensation Plan
The Deferred Compensation Plan is a tax saving investment program in which an employee does not pay federal and state taxes on the biweekly payroll deduction selected.
Other Optional Benefit Programs
State Disability Insurance Program
Employees represented by certain bargaining units have an automatic deduction from their biweekly pay.
Paid Family Leave Insurance (Family Temporary Disability Insurance)
Paid Family Leave is disability insurance paid to workers who suffer a wage loss when they take time off work to care for a seriously ill family member or to bond with a new child.
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