We offer major medical
coverage to all full time employees. Our full package includes:
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Supplemental Life
• Long-Term Disability
• Short-Term Disability
• Sick Leave/Extended Sick
Tax-Qualified Medical and Dependent Care Plan
Standard provides a Section 125 plan that allows employees to pay for
eligible medical and dependent care expenses – such as amounts excluded
by insurance deductibles – with pre-tax dollars, which reduces the amount
of income taxes paid.
Employee Assistance Program
Union Standard recognizes
that a wide range of personal issues not directly associated with job
functions may affect job performance. In many instances, employees and
family members may overcome these personal situations independently with
little or no effect on performance. However, counseling assistance may
be needed for some. All employees are eligible for such services through
the Employee Advisory Resource (EAR), or Lifeworks. These services are
offered in strict confidentiality and in no way affect job security.
Retirement and Savings Benefits
Profit Sharing and Retirement
All full time employees are eligible to participate in
our Profit Sharing and Retirement Plan after completing one full calendar
quarter of employment.
401K Savings Plan
All employees eligible for
the Profit Sharing Plan also may participate in our voluntary 401K savings
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employees may also purchase
W. R. Berkley stock through payroll deductions, with no commissions paid.
Working Hours and Dress Code
Normal office hours are 8:00
a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and flexible schedules are available.
has a business casual dress code.
Vacation and Holidays
Union Standard provides paid vacation
time for full time employees, based on years of service. In addition
to vacation, full-time employees receive paid time off for scheduled
PC Loan Program
After one year of employment, employees
are eligible to obtain an interest-free loan to purchase up to $2,500
of home computer equipment.
The Company aggressively
supports professional insurance education by encouraging our employees
to take IIA or CPCU courses. We pay for tuition, books, and examinations.
As an additional incentive, bonuses are paid to employees who pass exams,
complete programs, and attain designations. The Company also has a tuition