Summary of Dex Media Benefit Plans for Newly Hired Employees
A summary of the primary health, welfare, and financial savings programs available to newly hired employees is shown below. The specific benefits an employee is eligible for varies by location and employee group. Additional information about these programs, an employee’s share of the cost, and applicable benefit coverage waiting periods is provided once an applicant is hired.*
Dex Media offers a choice of medical plan options that provide comprehensive coverage for preventive care, doctor visits, hospital care, and prescription drugs. Employees and Dex Media share the cost of medical coverage.
Dex Media offers a choice of dental plan options that cover preventive, basic and major dental procedures. Some dental plan options also cover orthodontic services. Employees and Dex Media share the cost of this coverage.
Dex Media’s vision plan covers eye exams, and glasses or contacts, and offers discounts on other vision related services such as LASIK. Employees pay the full cost of this coverage.
Health Savings Accounts
When enrolled in the company’s consumer driven High Deductible Health Plan, employees can make pre-tax contributions to a health savings account to help pay for qualified health care expenses now or in the future, even if the individual is no longer working at Dex Media.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Dex Media makes available Health Care and Dependent Day Care flexible spending accounts that help employees save tax dollars on eligible expenses.
401(k) Savings Plan
Dex Media offers a 401(k) savings plan with a wide range of investment options. The company matches a portion of an employee’s contributions to this plan. Employee contributions may be made on a pre-tax, after-tax and/or Roth 401(k) basis.
Short Term Disability
Dex Media’s short term disability program provides temporary, partial income replacement when a qualifying illness or injury occurs. Employees are automatically enrolled in this program when eligible. Dex Media pays the full cost of this coverage.
Long Term Disability (LTD)
The LTD program provides additional income protection when an employee is unable to work for an extended length of time due to a medically-approved disabling condition. The company pays the full cost of this coverage.
Dex Media provides life insurance coverage equal to one times an employee’s eligible pay. Employees can also purchase supplemental life coverage on themselves and/or their eligible dependents.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Dex Media provides AD&D insurance coverage equal to one times an employee’s eligible pay. Employees can also buy supplemental AD&D coverage on themselves and their eligible dependents.
Business-Travel Accident Insurance
Employees are automatically provided business-travel accident coverage. This coverage provides additional protection when travelling on Dex Media business.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees may receive confidential and personal counseling assistance to help deal with challenges that can affect health, relationships or job effectiveness through Dex Media’s EAP. The EAP is also there to assist employees with legal and financial challenges, work/life services, adoption assistance, and tobacco cessation. Dex Media pays the cost of EAP coverage.
Dex Media’s time off programs include holidays, vacation, and personal days. In addition, Dex Media is closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
To help employees with work and life balance, Dex Media offers alternative work arrangements, depending on the position, so that employees can attend to personal needs such as health, hobbies, family, and interests outside of work.
Employees also have access to a discount program with over 100 discounts available.
* This summary is as of January 1, 2015. Dex Media reserves the right to change, alter, modify or terminate these benefit plans, policies, and practices, and the contributions for them, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice except to the extent limited by an applicable collective bargaining agreement. Plans and policies are governed by official plan documents. In the event of any ambiguity or any conflict between this information and the official plan documents or policies, as amended from time to time, the terms of the official plan documents or policies will govern and be controlling. This material is not a contract or guarantee of salary, benefits or employment with Dex Media.