A cancer insurance plan is available to employees through American Heritage Insurance Company. Coverage is for medical and non-medical expenses associated with cancer treatment and paid directly to the insured. Information regarding coverage and monthly costs can be obtained by contacting Life Plus Insurance Agency at 1-866-511-9222.
Employees who are eligible may also invest in pre-tax dollars through payroll deductions in a deferred compensation plan. This permits you to defer up to $7,500 or 25% of your salary (whichever is less) from federal and state taxes.An annuity plan through Aetna is provided as a retirement plan for those employees not eligible for the Massachusetts Teachers or City of Haverhill Retirement Plans.
Employees may opt for a dental plan through Delta Dental. Information regarding the extent of coverage and the monthly costs can be accessed through benefits.
Employees may opt for disability insurance coverage and access further information by calling Life Plus Insurance Agency at 1-866-511-9222.
Employees working a regular schedule of 20 or more hours per week are eligible for health insurance coverage. Temporary employees and those employed under service agreements are not eligible for benefits.
The City of Haverhill School Department offers the following health plans to its eligible employee:
1. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
2. Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Employees interested in enrolling in either of the health plans should contact benefits.
A basic term life insurance plan is available to all eligible employees through Boston Mutual Life Insurance. A chart indicating the monthly costs for term insurance can be accessed through benefits.
Whole life insurance with lifetime guaranteed benefits with future cash value is available to employees through Life Plus Insurance Agency. Employee can access more information on rates and coverage by calling 1-866-511-9222.
Massachusetts licensed teachers working .67 FTE or more must join the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement Board (MTRB). Other permanent employees working more than twenty (20) hours per week must join the City of Haverhill Retirement Plan. Comprehensive retirement systems offer defined benefit pensions to workers who have retired after a fixed number of years of creditable service, having attained a certain age or who have become disabled.
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