Sick and Personal Leave Each employee receives paid sick leave each year for illness, non-work-related injury, and care of immediate family, as well as paid time for funeral leave and paid time for jury duty. Employee Assistance Program Continental offers counseling and referral services for a broad range of personal and family issues. Our plans cover preventive care, prescription medication, orthodontics, eyeglasses, contact lenses and more. These accounts allow you to use pre-tax dollars deducted from each paycheck to pay for childcare and out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Our work environment encompasses more than the employee lounge, office area and lobby. Policies, resources, professional relationships and company culture also fashion the environment in which we work. Workers reap social, health and personal benefits from a positive atmosphere at their place of employment.
Organizations that fail to foster a positive environment for employees risk hampering their ability to succeed. Employee Benefits In her book, "Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success," Jessica Pryce-Jones notes that we spend more than a decade of our lives -- 90, hours -- at work.
Jobs fulfill our need to belong and give us a sense of identity. The quality of our association with work depends on the quality of our relationships with colleagues, supervisors and clients as well as company culture. When those relationships and the environment in which we interact are positive, we feel valued and respected.
Our professional contentment spills over to our personal lives. Adverse Consequences of a Negative Work Environment A negative work environment has career and health consequences for employees.
An employee's less-than-exemplary job performance resulting from frustration with bureaucracy, a bad boss, hour-a-week work culture, coworker conflicts and hostility raises fears of dismissal, stress and unhappiness.
Leaving a negative job situation carries economic uncertainty and interrupts a chosen career path.
According to a study published in the International Journal on Disability and Human Development, negative work environments lead to insomnia, anxiety and depression. Employer Benefits The agency overseeing the federal performance evaluation system, U. Merit Systems Protection Board, notes that profitability, productivity, low turnover, an excellent safety record and customer satisfaction result from employee engagement created by a positive work environment.
Engaged workers create a 20 percent increase in productivity and are nearly 90 percent more likely to stay with their employer, according to a Corporate Executive Board study cited in Snell's "Managing Human Resources" textbook.
Organizations with a positive workplace also experience fewer Equal Employment Opportunity complaints and lower absenteeism.
Organizational Repercussions Problems stemming from a negative employment atmosphere feed upon each other to the detriment of the entire organization. Attendance issues -- call-offs, lateness, leaving early -- lower productivity and poison morale.
Customer service suffers when unhappy workers cannot put on a happy face. Innovation and creativity lose their competitive advantage when disengaged researchers and product developers lose interest. As disillusioned employees leave, management loses credibility which tarnishes the organization's reputation and causes recruitment trouble.Basic Life Insurance.
Full-time, eligible employees receive a life insurance policy on their eligibility date which covers $15, for the employee, $5, for the spouse, and $2, for each dependent child.
Employee Benefits: actively supporting your life, health and career ambitions. From free yoga classes and our Healthy Lifestyle program to (k) and tuition and student loan reimbursement programs, we provide the benefits you need to keep going, growing and advancing in your life and career.
DCS is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. It is the policy of DCS that all applicants and employees are entitled to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion or creed, gender (includes pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other protected characteristics as required by local.
Employer Benefits. The agency overseeing the federal performance evaluation system, U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, notes that profitability, productivity, low turnover, an excellent safety record and customer satisfaction result from employee engagement created by a positive work environment.
Health Benefits Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) EPA participates in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB).
You can choose from a variety of health care plans and options, and your health benefits cover you and your family members at reasonable rates. Employee benefits aren’t limited to healthcare. There’s a wide range of benefits you can provide for your employees, from health insurance to commuter benefits to k savings accounts to life insurance.