Fringe Benefits

Fringe Benefits
(for qualifying employees*)

Medical/Dental Insurance: District pays a portion of the cost of health/dental insurance premium for the employee and for the employee +1 and employee +2 or more.

Life Insurance: District has two policies on employee. The first is associated with the health insurance program and is a
$20,000 term policy. The second is a term policy which provides a benefit equal to double the employee’s salary (excluding extra‐duties, overtime, etc.).

Retirement: District currently pays a portion of employee’s and District’s share of Wyoming Retirement System (WRS) premiums. This amounts to 14.57% of employee’s eligible salary. The employee pays 2.055%

Social Security: District pays its share of FICA tax (7.65% of employee’s salary).

Sick Leave: 9‐month employees get 6 days of sick leave, 10‐month employees get 7 days, and 12‐month employees get 9 days, accumulative to the number of days of the contract (e.g., nine month employees may accumulate 180 or 185 days).

Personal Leave: 5 days per year of personal leave. Unused personal leave may accrue or may become sick leave.

Professional Leave: District has an excellent professional leave policy, and many employees make use of this leave.

Sick and Personal Leave Buyback: $50.00/day or daily rate‐of‐pay, whichever is less

Multiple jobs in the District are considered in determining total hours per week.

* To qualify for District-paid benefits, classified employees must work:

20-24.5 hours per week for 50%-paid benefits;

25 or more hours per week for 100%-paid benefits.

0‐19.5 hours per week non‐benefited

* To qualify for District-paid benefits, certified employees must be on a minimum of a 50% contract.  The amount of insurance benefits paid by the District is equal to the percent of    contract.  Employees on 70% or greater contracts have 100% of their benefits paid by the District.