2020 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Designed to support and reward the great people of LMS and their families, our Benefits Package is not just about dollars & days off – it’s about our human, as well as financial, needs.

Full time employees are eligible on DAY ONE for:

Personal Time Off Plan (PTOP)

All full time employees begin with a base PTO of 17 days per year, earned cumulatively per pay period, which includes vacation, sick time and personal time.  Carry-over of up to thirty-two (32) hours of unused PTO to the following year.  

Years of Service Completed

Hours per pay period (2 weeks) Days per Year
Upon Hire 5.23 hours 17 days
2 years completed 6.77 hours 22 days
5 years completed 8.31 hours 27 days
10 years completed 9.85 hours 32 days (maximum)

Alternate Work Schedule

Three schedule options to choose from:

  • Regular Work Week: 8 hours/day Monday – Friday
  • 9 hours/day Monday – Thursday with 1/2 day on Fridays
  • 9/80 Compressed work schedule – 9 hours/day with every other Friday off

Ten (10) Paid Holidays

LMS pays all full time employees for the following Holidays:

  • New Years Day/ Memorial Day
  • Independence Day /Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day/ Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve /Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve /New Years Day
  • A Floating Holiday

PLUS Paid Annual Year-End Facility Shut Down – December 24th – January 1st 

EAP – Employee Assistance Program

24/7 Free Access, Short Term Confidential Counseling

Health Insurance with HRA

Provided by Cigna.  LMS pays 80% of the HRA deductible, plus lump sum towards the premium shown below.  Employee pays balance of premium on a pre-tax basis.  2020 Deductibles are $3500 (single) and $7000 (couple/children/family). 

Medical Insurance Premium Total Monthly Cost LMS Pays per month Employee Pays per month Employee Cost per pay period
Single $        616.53 $       616.53 $            0.00 $            0.00
Couple $     1,294.70 $       924.80 $        369.90 $        170.72
Parent and Child(ren) $     1,171.38 $       924.80 $        246.58 $        113.81
Family $     1,849.56 $    1,233.03 $        616.53 $        284.55
HRA Total Deductible LMS Contrib. 80% Employee Contrib. 20%
Single $        3,500.00 $     2,800.00 $           700.00
Couple $        7,000.00 $     5,600.00 $        1,400.00
Parent and Child(ren) $        7,000.00 $     5,600.00 $        1,400.00
Family $        7,000.00 $     5,600.00 $        1,400.00

401 (K) Retirement Plan

LMS matches 100% of employee contributes up to a maximum of 5%.  Roth option is available. 

Life and AD&D Insurance

Renaissance $50k Life Insurance and $50k AD&D — 100% of premium paid by LMS. 

Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan

Paid 100% by LMS

Accident Insurance

Pays benefits for accidents that happen off-the-job. LMS pays 100% for Employee. Optional additional coverage available for dependents. See below.

Dental Insurance

Optional coverage through Cigna.  Paid by employee on a pre-tax basis through payroll.

Cigna Dental Insurance Employee Monthly Cost Employee Cost per pay period
Single $          36.45 $          16.82
Couple $          71.93 $          33.20
Parent and Child(ren) $        106.80 $          49.29
Family $        159.53 $          73.63

Vision Insurance

Optional coverage through Cigna.  Paid by employee on a pre-tax basis through payroll.

Cigna Vision Insurance Employee Monthly Cost Employee Cost per pay period
Single $           5.90 $          2.72
Couple $         11.80 $          5.45
Parent and Child(ren) $         11.92 $          5.50
Family $         19.03 $          8.78

Accident Insurance

Optional coverage through Renaissance Life. LMS pays 100% of premium for employee.  You may add dependent coverage at cost shown below, on a pre-tax basis. 

Cigna Accident Insurance Employee Monthly Cost Employee Cost per pay period
Single $          0.00 $        0.00
Couple $          8.24 $        3.80
Parent and Child(ren) $        10.11 $        4.67
Family $        18.35 $        8.47

Full time employees are eligible following 6 months of service for: 

  • Scorecard Incentive Program – Annual program that rewards all employees when the company meets its performance goals. Paid quarterly, based on percentage of annual earnings. Key metrics are Net Income, On- Time Delivery and Quality.

Full time employees are eligible following 1 year of service for: 

  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan – Provides eligible employees with the opportunity to obtain, maintain or improve job-related or career related skills and competencies. 100% reimbursement for As and Bs, up to a maximum $4,000 for academic courses or $2,000 for professional certifications.
  • Wellness Reimbursement – Annual benefit up to $350 for permissible exercise activities & equipment.

Full time employees are eligible following 2 years of service for: 

  • $1,000 Vacation Stipend – Annual benefit to help employees make the most of their time off by helping with vacation expenses. If you go on vacation and you’ve been with us for 2 years, you’re eligible!

Everyone is eligible for: 

  • Free Fresh Fruit, Yogurt, Seltzer, Coffee and Tea
  • BBQ Wednesdays — every other week, all summer long
  • Summer & Winter company events
  • Fall Harvest Pot-luck, Groundhog Day Chili Cook-Off, Annual Horseshoe Tournament, and more

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