4400 Ladoga Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90713
Health and Welfare Benefits:
Employees working 50% or more in full time assignments are eligible for the following benefits listed below. Employees working less than full time will have a cost share for elected benefits.
Medical benefits provide coverage for employees and their eligible dependents. There are three medical plan options:
- Kaiser Permanente HMO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Choice POS II (Open Access)
Regular dental care is important to overall health and well being. There are two dental plan options:
- Delta Premier Plus PPO
- Delta USA HMO
EyeMed Vision (formerly Medical Eye Services, Inc.) provides comprehensive vision care benefits for employees only. This plan provides one exam every 12 months, 2 pairs of lenses in any 24 consecutive months, and 2 standard frames in any 24 consecutive months (or 2 pairs of contact lenses in 24 consecutive months).
To help provide eligible active employees with financial protection, the District provides employees with Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance coverage.
The District provides a program through Employee Assistance Service for Education to assist employees with personal and work/life issues. (800) 882-1341
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
The District gives you access to Two Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) - a Health Care FSA and a Dependent Care FSA. These accounts let you pay for certain expenses using pretax contributions - that means less of your paycheck goes to taxes and you take home more money! The FSAs are administered by HealthEquity (formerly WageWorks).
Time Off Benefits:
Employees earn vacation allowance at an initial rate of .055 for each hour worked excluding overtime (14 days a year for full-time 12 month employees) and receive increases after 5, 10, and 15 years of service (21 days a year after 15 years for full-time 12 month employees). Management employees earn vacation at the rate of .081 for each hour worked for a total of 21 days a year for full-time 12 month employees. Employees working less than 12 months earn vacation at a proportionate allowance.
Full-time 12 month employees receive 14 paid holidays per year. Employees working less than 12 months receive 12 or 13 paid holidays per year depending on assignment.
Sick / Personal Leave
Employees earn sick leave at a rate of .051 for each hour worked excluding overtime (13 days per year for full-time 12 month employees). Employees working in positions less than 12 months earn sick leave at a proportionate allowance. Employees of other California school districts who have accrued sick leave may transfer it to LBUSD in accordance with the California Education Code.
Retirement and Savings Benefits:
Eligible employees are enrolled in Social Security and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and contribute a percentage of salary on a pretax basis. Retirement benefits are calculated using a member's years of service credit, age at retirement, and final compensation. Visit CalPers website for more information.
Part-time and seasonal employees are enrolled in the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) and contribute a percentage of salary on a pretax basis.
These deferred compensation plans provide employees a means to save for their future. Eligible employees may contribute money, up to stated limits, on a pretax basis. Earnings on the funds are not income taxable until they are taken out of the plan. Visit the Risk Management website for more information.