In every phase of our business, the benefit of those around us is our highest priority—which is why we work so hard to care for our employees’ health and wellness. As part of our commitment to them, we provide:
- Monthly health education in the form of newsletters, seminars, and wellness events. Topics have included ergonomics, stress and time management, healthy holiday eating, and skin care.
- Walking clubs and challenges to promote fitness
- On-site fitness classes
- Company-sponsored chair massages monthly
- Financial wellness classes and education
Our competitive benefits for our full-time employees include medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, as well as traditional and supplemental life insurance. We also offer additional supplemental insurances to work in conjunction with our current Plans; Critical Illness, Accident and Cancer Insurances by a national carrier.
Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are available to pay for out-of-pocket healthcare, childcare, and eldercare expenses. A Health Care or Dependent Care FSA allows an employee to set aside pre-tax dollars from their pay to cover eligible expenses for themselves and eligible dependents.
Employees are invited to participate in the United Group 401(k) retirement plan after one year of employment and upon their quarterly entry date. United has a Safe Harbor program and provides for a dollar for dollar match on the first 3% an employee contributes and fifty cents on the dollar on the next 2% an employee contributes to the Plan. Employee’s defer 5% of their wages, the Company matches 4% towards their retirement.
United Group has partnered with the College Tuition Benefit program, so while our employees are saving for their retirement, we help put their children through college. This unique program provides Tuition Rewards which are based on the employee’s 401(k) balance each year. Those rewards are a dollar reduction in tuition at participating colleges and can pay for up to one (1) year of college tuition.