7Q. Staff Fringe Benefits
Benefits in addition to basic salary are recognized by the Board as an integral part of the total compensation plan for staff members. The benefits extended to the professional staff shall be designed to promote their present and future economic security and provide incentive for professional development that will be of benefit to the BOCES.
Full-time professional staff members are eligible for the BOCES's health insurance plan. These employees also may participate in the BOCES's tax-sheltered annuity program and are also covered by the BOCES’s group life insurance and long-term disability insurance plans.
BOCES employees shall participate in the Public Employees' Retirement Association in which both the employee and the BOCES make monthly contributions.
Support staff members shall receive the same fringe benefits as are provided for professional staff members.
All BOCES employees are covered under the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Plan and shall be entitled to all the prescribed benefits.
LEGAL REFS.: P.L. 111-148 (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)
C.R.S. 8-40-101 et seq. through 8-47-101 et seq. (Workers’ Compensation Act of Colorado)
C.R.S. 22-32-110 (1)(j) (board power to procure group life, health or accident insurance for employees)
C.R.S. 24-51-101 et seq. (Public Employees' Retirement Association)
CROSS REF.: GBGD, Workers’ Compensation