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COVID-19 Leave Update

Learn about the Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law (SB 114) available from January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

At Los Rios, we strive to provide our employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that offers flexibility and security each year.

Check out the benefits guide for complete information.

2022-2023 LTT Benefits Guide

Eligibility

You're eligible for the benefits outlined here as a regular employee with an assignment of .50 FTE or greater. Eligible dependents include your:

  • Spouse or domestic partner
  • Unmarried children to age 25 for dental insurance, regardless of student status
  • Children to age 26, regardless of marital or student status for all other plans
  • Unmarried children of any age if they are incapable of self-support due to mental or physical disability

You may be required to provide proof of dependent eligibility. If your dependent becomes ineligible for coverage, then you must contact the Employee Benefits Department within 31 days.

Enrolling and Making Changes to Your Benefits

There are three opportunities to make changes to your benefits:

Health and Dental Insurance

Los Rios offers its adjunct and LTT employees health and dental insurance plans to choose from.

Open Enrollment Videos

In lieu of providing in-person enrollment events this year, Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health Plus, and Western Health Advantage have provided the following videos for employees to use as resources to help with enrollment decision-making.

Please use the Google Chrome browser to watch these videos.

COBRA Continuation Coverage

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) is a health insurance program that allows eligible employees and their dependents the continued benefits of health insurance coverage if the employee loses their job or experiences a reduction in work hours.

Download the COBRA Continuation Coverage Information to learn more.

Retirement Savings Plans

As an employee of an educational institution, you may participate in a tax-deferred retirement savings program.

Through these programs, you can save a portion of your pay before federal and state income taxes. Funds are only taxed when withdrawn (usually at retirement – you may face penalties for early withdrawals). There is risk associated with 403(b) and 457 programs, as fund are not insured and are subject to earnings (or losses) based on investment choices and market performance.

Behavioral Health Resources

The mental health and well-being of our employees is important to Los Rios. We strive to add new resources to help employees who may be having a difficult time in life. In addition to our EAP resources, we are providing the resources shown below. We hope you find these of value.

Kaiser Permanente Resources

Sutter Health Resources

Western Health Advantage Resources

LifeWorks Resources

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential resource for employees that is paid for by Los Rios. It provides resources to help employees lead healthier and happier lives, including:

  • Confidential counseling
  • Wellness coaching to assist with weight management, smoking cessation, stress management, fitness, and so on
  • Financial services, such as planning for retirement, credit counseling, debt, budgeting, and so on
  • Legal services, including attorney consultations for criminal, civil, and family matters
  • Help finding childcare or eldercare

How to Register

Visit MHN.com and register using the company code LRCCD to learn more.

Resources

The EAP is administered by Managed Health Network, Inc. (MHN). For more information, call their toll-free line at (800) 535-4985 (open 24 hours a day, seven days a week). TTY users can call 711.

Download the EAP Informational Flyer for more information.