Because Cherokee Millwright attracts the best employees and aims to be the employer of choice, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package including: Group medical insurance, dental insurance, group life AD&D, 401(k) among other services. All full-time regular employees are eligible the first day of the calendar month after 90 days of employment to enroll in our benefits package.
Group Medical Insurance
Our group medical insurance plan provides affordable protection from the financial burden of an illness or injury. Cherokee covers major medical expenses - 80% after deductible and 100% of most preventive expenses within network. Out of network coverage is 60%. Cherokee offers its employees the ability to customize coverage through options of employee only or family. In addition employees pay for their medical insurance on a pre-tax basis, reducing taxes and increasing take home pay. (Section 125).
This managed care plan offers very generous benefits for preventative and diagnostic care as well as substantial savings on every procedure from fillings to crowns. Like the medical insurance, dental premiums are paid on a pre-tax basis; again, reducing taxes and increasing take home pay.
Cherokee also provides the following voluntary benefits: Aflac accident insurance for you, your spouse and children, cancer coverage, a smoking cessation program, and personal short-term disability coverage (employee only).
Group Life and AD&D Coverage
Cherokee provides Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage to all regular, full-time employees. This coverage is paid for entirely by Cherokee. If your needs for term life insurance exceed the amount provided to you by Cherokee, eligible, full-time employees can purchase additional amounts through the Supplemental Life Insurance Plan. As well, if you participate in this supplemental coverage, you may also purchase term life insurance for your spouse and children.
Employees' Savings and Retirement Plan - 401(K)
Cherokee is pleased to offer a valuable savings and retirement plan to help employees prepare for their financial future. The 1st day of the quarter following one year of continuous employment, employees are eligible to contribute up to 16% of their compensation on a pre-tax basis to the 401(k) plan in accordance with IRS limitations.
Cherokee offers to all of our employees paid holidays and has an accumulated time off program. Additionally, we offer a clothing and tool allowance for all employees.
Cherokee is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Interviewing and hiring practices at Cherokee Millwright do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, religion, or disability.