Does the City pay for basic life insurance for employees?
The City pays for $10,000 term life insurance group policy for only Management, Confidential, Professional and Supervisory employees.
May I purchase voluntary supplemental group term life insurance?
Yes. Full time employees may purchase supplemental life insurance. If you apply outside of your initial eligibility period (during the annual open enrollment period) coverage is subject to evidence of insurability and approval from the life insurance provider. Spouse and children options are available. The premium is age based. Coverage reduces to 65% at age 70.
Group supplemental life insurance includes benefits for accidental death and dismemberment and accelerated death benefits payable to the terminally ill.
May I update my life insurance beneficiary?
Yes; if you are enrolled for life insurance, you are strongly encouraged to review your beneficiaries and update, if necessary, when you experience a change in status such as divorce, marriage and any other changes. You are also encouraged to list contingent/secondary beneficiaries in the event the primary beneficiary(ies) predeceases you. You may change your life insurance beneficiaries at any time by completing the life insurance beneficiary form available on the Benefits webpage.
Where may I find more information on life insurance benefits and provisions?
Review the Standard certificates of coverage on the Benefits webpage or contact Standard toll free at 1-888-937-4783.