Benefit Summary – Facilities

The benefit information provided below is a summary of the benefit information provided in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the College and Union Representation for Facilities Operations Employees. Union employees should consult the CBA for specific details.

Health/Rx/Dental/Vision Insurance:

Health insurance is managed by the Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund.

Jeff Wiesner
Business Agent
Teamsters Local No. 1038
(734) 765-4360


The Short Term Disability (STD) plan is offered through The Standard, a third-party provider. Effective July 1, 2009 you may be paid $300.00/week less taxes. STD is payable for up to 26 weeks after a 14-day wait period. Long Term Disability (LTD) picks up after STD ends, if you are still disabled. With terms and conditions met, LTD pays 60% of your salary. One year waiting period to participate.

Life Insurance/AD&D:

Group Life insurance in the amount of $50,000. Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance in the amount of $50,000. The Standard is the current plan carrier.


The College offers a 403(b) Retirement Annuity (RA) plan administered by Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA). There is a two year wait for participation eligibility. When enrolled in the plan, you will contribute 1% of your taxable gross earning (mandatory) with the College contributing 6%. Roth (after-tax) option available for voluntary contributions. The College also offers a Supplemental Retirement Annuity (SRA) plan also administered by TIAA.

Flexible Benefits (Section 125 Reimbursement Program):

You may elect pre-tax salary reduction for non-insured medical expenses and/or dependent care expense.

Tuition Remission and Exchange:

This superb benefit is available, under certain guidelines, for employees and qualified dependents. See details in the CBA.

Employee Assistance Program:

The College contracts with Behavioral Health Resources (BHR) for confidential assistance with everyday issues: marital, family, grief counseling, physical health, emotional health, elder care, substance abuse, financial counseling, job stress.

Supplemental Income Insurance – Aflac:

There are two products offered – an Accident/Injury and a Critical Illness plan. The Aflac products do not replace any existing benefit. It is an additional voluntary benefit offered at a group rate which is paid 100% by the employee.

Holiday, Medical and Paid Time Off (PTO):

The College recognizes most major holidays and provides paid vacation to all individuals covered by the CBA. Vacation must be used in the fiscal year awarded or it is lost. Please see the CBA for details for allocation and usage.


  • Free parking
  • Discounted meal prices at cafeteria
  • Bookstore discount
  • Access to campus events (e.g. speakers, concerts, performances, athletic events)
  • Library access
  • Free gym access including full size pool, jacuzzi, weight room, racquetball courts, basketball courts, cardio equipment, indoor and outdoor track, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and an employee-only exercise facility
  • Nature center with hiking/walking trails
  • On-site flu shots
  • Free professional headshots

For more information, please contact Human Resources at (517) 629-0205 or [email protected].