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Employee Benefits

Work, Health and Retirement



The Oregon Lottery® offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage for regular service and limited duration employees and family members. It also includes complementary $5,000 basic life insurance coverage. Lottery typically contributes 95% of premium for coverage of employees and dependents. Part-time employees may also pay a portion of their premium based on the number of hours worked. Employee benefits are administered by the Public Employees Benefit Board. For more information, visit: www.oregon.gov/DAS/PEBB


Medical Benefits

Available for employee, spouse, domestic partner, children, and stepchildren. Full-time medical plan options include:

  • Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Kaiser Deductible
  • PEBB Statewide
  • Providence Choice
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Part-time and Retiree plan options include:

  • Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Kaiser Deductible
  • PEBB Statewide
  • Providence Choice
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits

Available for employee, spouse, domestic partner, children, and stepchildren. Full-time dental plan options include:

  • Oregon Dental Service (Preferred and Traditional)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Willamette Dental Group

Part-time and Retiree plan options include:

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Oregon Dental Service
Dental  Benefits
Health Engagement Model

Employees are encouraged to participate in the Health Engagement Model (HEM) which offers tools to help employees gain a healthy, vital life, along with lower deductions for health benefits. Surcharges may apply related to smoking, not participating in the HEM, and spouse not participating in their own insurance plans.

Flexible Spending Accounts

The Flexible Spending Accounts allow an employee to elect a monthly pre-tax deduction to use for eligible health care costs up to $5,000/yr and dependent day care costs up to $5,000/yr.

Personal & Family Security


Group Life Insurance

The life and accident insurance plans provide employees and families with additional coverage at group rates.

  • Employees receive a Basic Life insurance benefit of $5,000. This is an employer paid benefit.
  • The maximum basic Dependent Life insurance benefit for each eligible spouse/domestic partner and eligible child is $5,000. Evidence of insurability is not required for this coverage. Rate is $1.29 per month.
  • Employees may apply for Optional Life insurance for yourself and your spouse/domestic partner:  
       A - For you – any multiple of $20,000, up to $600,000.
       B - your spouse/domestic partner – any multiple of $20,000, up to $400,000.
  • Newly hired employees have a guarantee issue amount of $40,000, if application is made within 30 days of hire date.
  • Spouse/domestic partner of newly hired employees have a guarantee issue amount of $20,000, if application is made within 30 days of hire date.

Evidence of insurability is required for additional amounts above the guarantee issue amount along with approval from Standard Insurance Company. Rates vary by age and coverage amount.

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance is available for employees, spouse/domestic partner, and children. Employees may purchase any multiple of $50,000, up to $500,000. Rates vary by coverage amount and who is covered. 

Disability Insurance provided through Standard Insurance

  • Short Term Disability insurance is payable at 60% of your gross income and is available for employees when disabled up to 90 days for off-the-job injuries, illness, or pregnancy. Premiums are based on monthly gross income. There could be a waiting period for this benefit.
  • Long Term Disability insurance is payable at 60% or 66 2/3% of your gross income and is available for employees when disabled after the 90-day elimination period or 180-day elimination period. Premiums are based on monthly gross income. There could be a waiting period for this benefit.
  • Long Term Care insurance is available for employees and extended family members and pays benefits when you require substantial assistance with two out of six activities of daily living. You can choose from 4 plan options and benefit duration periods of 3 year, 6 year, or unlimited. A medical history statement is required along with approval from UnumProvident. New employees are guaranteed up to and including $4,000/mo., three or six-year benefit plan if their application is made within 30 days of hire.

Looking Toward the Future


Retirement Plans
Employees become members in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) after six full calendar months of employment. Lottery contributes 6% of your gross income into your PERS/OPSRP account each month.

  • Employees hired before August 29, 2003 participate in the benefits of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
  • Employees hired after August 29, 2003 participate in the benefits of the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

Employees are eligible to participate at any time in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan’s 457 deferred compensation plan that allows voluntary contributions from $25 up to $17,000 maximum per year on a pre-tax basis.

You can access account information 24 hours a day. For more information about vesting, fund choices or forms, visit: http://www.oregon.gov/PERS/OSGP/index.shtml or call 1-800-365-8494.

Work/Life Balance


A balance between work and life is an integral part of the Lottery. We offer programs to help employees balance professional and personal time.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Cascade Centers, Inc. provides three (free) confidential sessions with a counselor to help resolve issues such as family problems, substance abuse, adjusting to change or stress. Other services include: free legal and financial advice, savings on home ownership, child and elder care resources, identity theft recovery, crisis counseling and concierge services. For more information, visit: www.cascadecenters.com

Vacation Leave

Full-time employees receive the following vacation leave:

Years
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 to 15
16 to 20
21 to 25
25 +
Hours/Month
10
11.34
13.34
15.34
17.34
19.34

Sick Leave

Full-time employees receive 8 hours of sick leave accrual per month.


Personal Business Leave

Full-time employees annually receive 24 hours of personal business leave. Personal leave is granted July 1 through June 30 of each year and is forfeited if not used.


Bereavement Leave

Full-time employees may request up to 24 hours of paid bereavement leave for the death of a family member.


Holidays

Nine holidays are recognized:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving and the Friday after
  • Christmas Day  

Leave of Absence

After six months of active full-time employment, unpaid leaves of absence are available under the Oregon Family Leave Act. After twelve months of active full-time employment, unpaid leaves of absence are available under the Federal Family Leave Act.

Other Benefits and Programs



Parking

Free parking is available for all Lottery employees.

Direct Deposit

Employees have the option to have monthly checks directly deposited in up to 8 accounts, of which one is a net savings or checking account.


Credit Unions

Credit Union membership is available to employees.


Wellness Resources

PEBB offers programs that focus on preventative care, healthy living, high-quality care, employee satisfaction and consumer education. For more information, visit: oregon.gov/das/pebb/

Some of the programs offered include:

  • Preventative health services through the health plans.
  • Case management and disease management programs through the health plans for members with chronic illness.
  • Annual flu shot clinics.
  • Quit for Life Program, a comprehensive tobacco cessation program.
  • Discounts to some gyms and fitness centers through the health plans.
  • Health risk assessments through the health plans.


Weight Watchers®

PEBB offers a no cost weight loss program through Weight Watchers® for PEBB enrolled employees, spouse, or domestic partner.


This web page presents summary information only. Any error or omission here is unintentional and will be resolved in favor of plan documents or applicable federal or state law or rule.

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