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                      SUMMARY OF BENEFITS

Summary of Benefits

Instructor

Non-Instructor

Sick Leave-Earned Monthly

1 Day (7 hours)

 

 

1-Day (8 hours)

Annual Leave-Earned Monthly

N/A (off between terms)

0-4 years               8 hours per month
5-9 years               10  hours per month
10-14 years           12 hours per month
15-19 years           14 hours per month
20 years &up        16 hours per month 

Annual leave exceeding 480 hours will be forfeited after August 31 of each leave year         

Personal Leave –Earned Annually

5 days or 35 hours (Converts to sick leave if not used)

2 days or 16 hours
(converts to sick leave if not used)

Emergency Leave-Earned Annually

N/A

3 days or 24 hours
 (all other leave must be exhausted)

Holidays--Annually

14 (5 locally assigned)

14 Days
 (5 locally assigned)

Number of Work Days Contracted

175 + Summer Term (If Applicable)

260

Retirement

Employee Rate: 7.50% (Tier 1)
Employer Rate: 12.24% (Tier 1)
Employee Rate: 6.00% (Tier 2)
Employer Rate: 11.01% (Tier 2)

 

 

Employee Rate: 7.50% (Tier 1)
Employer Rate: 12.24% (Tier 1)
Employee Rate: 6.00% (Tier 2)
Employer Rate: 11.01% (Tier 2)

Firefighters, Correctional & Law Enforcement Officers:

Employee Rate: 8.50% (Tier 1)
Employer Rate: 12.24% (Tier 1)
Employee Rate: 7.0% (Tier 2)
Employer Rate: 11.01% (Tier 2)

Health Insurance

$207 month/family w/o spouse coverage
$307 month/with spouse coverage*
$30 month/ single coverage

*Includes $100 per month spousal surcharge- charge will not apply to spouses who are independently eligible for PEEHIP

Additional $50 for smokers

Employees may elect four options rather than health insurance options to include hospital indemnity, cancer, dental, and vision.

Options with Medical are $38.00 each with the exception of dental which is $50 for family

$207 month/family w/o spouse coverage
$307 month/with spouse coverage*
$30 month/ single coverage

*Includes $100 per month spousal surcharge- charge will not apply to spouses who are independently eligible for PEEHIP

Additional $50 for smokers

Employees may elect four options rather than health insurance options to include hospital indemnity, cancer, dental, and vision.

Options with Medical are $38.00 each with the exception of dental which is $50 for family

Tuition Assistance at 2-Year Colleges in Alabama

(Employees and Dependents)

Yes- 1/3 waived after 1st year
      2/3 waived after 2nd year 
  ; 3/3 waived after 3rd year

Yes- 1/3 waived after 1st year
         2/3 waived after 2nd year
         3/3 waived after 3rd year 

Sick Bank

Deposit 5 days or 35 hours to join

Deposit 5 days or 40 hours to join

Direct Deposit

Eligible for Direct Deposit

Eligible for Direct Deposit

Voluntary Employee Benefits

**Contact Payroll for available plans and contact information**

AEA (205) 568-9858 
Representative:
Brenda Thompson

American Fidelity, Unum Life, Unum Long Term Care, Equi-Vest Annuity, Companion Life, Protective Life, VALIC, AFLAC, Colonial Life, AG Life, Principle Life, Liberty National Life, Continental Life, The Equitable, ING, TIAA Cref, First Educators Credit Union

AEA (205) 568-9858 
Representative: 
Brenda Thompson

American Fidelity, Unum Life, Unum Long Term Care, Equi-Vest Annuity, Companion Life, Protective Life, VALIC, AFLAC, Colonial Life, AG Life, Principle Life, Liberty National Life, Continental Life, The Equitable, ING, TIAA Cref, First Educators Credit Union

*Note: If an employee has any service prior to January 1, 2013, the employee will be classified as a Tier 1 participant.  Employees hired on or after January 1, 2013, are classified as Tier 2 participants.

Tier 1: Employee may retire after 25 years of service or upon attaining age 60 with at least 10 years of service.
Tier 2: Employee may retire after 10 years of service and the attainment of age 62.

After an employee is eligible for retirement, sick leave may be applied toward retirement.  If employee leaves the system before becoming vested, he/she may withdraw all deposits.  If an employee dies while covered by the Retirement System, and before retirement, his/her beneficiary receives $15,000 life insurance, one year’s salary, and all payments made to the Retirement System.

 **Regular Full-time employees are contracted for 260 days
**Full-time faculty are contracted for 175 days plus optional Summer Term (if applicable)

Employee Benefits Program