Windsor Communities offers all active full-time employees a wide array of competitive
benefits as part of their total compensation package. For any questions regarding
benefits including rates and details of the programs, contact
Health Care Plan
Group medical coverage is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield. Employees are covered
under the Blue Care Elect Preferred 90 with co-payments. The company and employees
share in the premium cost. Employee premium contributions are made by payroll deduction
on a pre-tax basis.
Delta Dental Plan provides individual or family coverage with an annual maximum
benefit of $1,500 per covered individual. The Plan provides 100% coverage for diagnostic
and preventive services. After meeting a deductible, the Plan also pays 80% or 50%
for restorative and other basic services, depending on the service performed. The
company and employees share in the premium cost. Employee premium contributions
are made by payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis.
GID offers fully insured voluntary vision care provided by EyeMed. This plan allows
you to improve your health through a routine eye exam, while saving you money on
your eye care purchases. The plan is available through thousands of provider locations
participating in the EyeMed Select network.
The company provides short-term and long-term disability insurance for all full-time
employees. These coverages provide income protection during periods in which an
employee is prevented from working as a result of a covered accident or illness.
The company pays the full cost of coverage for these policies.
- Short-term disability provides a weekly benefit of 60% of base salary up to $1,000
per week, subject to certain reductions, with a maximum payable period of 13 weeks.
- Long-term disability pays 60% of base salary up to $15,000 per month, subject to
certain reductions and a 90-day elimination period.
The company pays the full cost of life insurance benefit of two times annual base
salary. Employees may obtain additional life insurance at their own expense.
Vacation Time/Personal Days
Employees earn vacation time based on length of continuous service. In addition,
full-time employees may take two paid personal days each year to meet the need for
personal time off, such as to observe a religious or other holiday.
Paid Days Per Calendar Year
Length of Service
1 to 5 full years
6 to 10 full years
11 or more full years
Employees receive 6 paid sick days per year and may accumulate a maximum of
Windsor Communities observes 9 paid holidays per year.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Windsor Communities offers all full-time employees an opportunity to participate
in a tax savings program in which pre-tax dollars may be set aside through payroll
deductions for qualified out-of-pocket health care and dependent care expenses.
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Pre-tax dollars can be set aside in a Health Care Reimbursement Account and used
during the year to pay for qualified out-of-pocket health care expenses. Allowable
expenses include plan deductibles, co-payments, and health care expenses not covered
by Windsor Communities's medical and dental plans.
Dependant Care Reimbursment Account
An employee may set aside pre-tax dollars in a Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
to be used during the year to pay for expenses related to dependent care (including
care for disabled adult dependents) that enables that employee to work.
Savings and Retirement Plan - 401(k)
The 401(k) retirement savings plan gives employees a unique opportunity to save
and invest tax-deferred dollars. Employees may contribute pre-tax contributions
from their eligible earnings up to the maximum amount allowed by law, which is
$16,500.00 for 2011. Windsor Communities will add $.50 for each $1.00 that you contribute
as pre-tax contributions, up to a maximum pre-tax contribution of 3% of your eligible
earnings. Employees become vested on the company match portion incrementally over
5 years, reaching 100% after 5 years of service. Employees who have completed 30
days of service will be auto enrolled in the Plan during open enrollment periods
in January and July, unless they decline enrollment.
A Tuition Assistance Program is available to all full-time employees with at least
one year of service. Windsor Communities encourages continuing education and reimburses
for the cost of tuition, textbooks, registration, and laboratory fees up to a total
of $2,500 per year for individual course work and up to $5,000 per year if enrolled
in a degree program. Reimbursement is made at the conclusion of the course and is
contingent upon achievement of a passing grade.
Every Windsor Associate’s appearance is a representation of our status as a league
of elite professionals within the industry. Therefore, every Windsor Associate is
expected to present and maintain a clean, neat and conservatively professional appearance
at all times. Career apparel enables us to distinguish and differentiate ourselves
in the market. Each new full-time Associate will receive an initial contribution
of $500 towards his or her Windsor–approved Career Apparel purchase. New Part-time
Associates will receive a total of $250. Windsor will contribute an additional $500
towards replenishment of each full-time Associates Windsor-approved Career Apparel
purchase and $250 for each part-time Associate in the spring and fall.
Performance Evaluations/Salary Reviews
All employees receive annual performance evaluations that are part of an overall
employee performance management system. The performance management system is designed
to fairly and accurately assess the annual performance of each individual, as well
as chart education and development goals and identify future leaders in the company.
Salary reviews are coordinated with performance evaluations.
Employee Referral Program
Windsor Communities rewards employees for referrals of qualified candidates to the
company. The employee making the referral is paid:
- $500 once the referred individual has worked at Windsor Communities for 90 days,
- $500 after the referred individual has worked at Windsor Communities for one year
Referrals of relatives do not qualify. Anyone at the level of Vice President or
above is not eligible to participate in this incentive program.