Other Important Benefits
The long-term disability plan provides you monthly income protection after 180 days of being unable to work due to a disabling condition. The university pays the cost of this coverage, and enrollment is automatic on the first of the month following or coinciding with your first anniversary as a benefits-eligible employee. The plan pays 60% of your monthly earnings up to a maximum benefit of $9,000 and may continue until your social security retirement age.
WorkLife Resources and EAP
The university pays 100% of the cost of services provided by Wellspring Family Services. Wellspring is your community resource and referral service for help with daily life challenges including child and elder care, parenting and legal/financial counseling. Employees and their family members may call Wellspring at 1.800.533.7798 or visit online at www.wfseap.org.
Through Wellspring’s Employee Assistance Program, trained counselors provide confidential assistance with life’s most pressing challenges including:
- depression, stress or grief
- marital and parenting problems
- alcohol and substance abuse
Employees and family members are eligible for up to three face-to-face assessment and counseling sessions per issue, per year. Wellspring’s EAP is staffed with licensed clinicians and skilled behavioral health care professionals who will assess your needs and refer you to a local provider if appropriate.