La Canada USD | BP 4354 Personnel
Health And Welfare Benefits
The district shall provide health and welfare benefits for certificated and classified employees in bargaining units in accordance with state and federal law and subject to negotiated employee agreements.
(cf. 4140/4240 - Bargaining Units)
(cf. 4141/4241 - Collective Bargaining Agreement)
Employees who are not in bargaining units shall receive the same benefits as those specified in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement for employees of a similar employment status.
The Superintendent or designee shall maintain the confidentiality of employee health records in accordance with law.
Retired employees and other qualified persons may continue to participate in the district's group health and welfare benefit plan and dental care benefit plan in accordance with state and federal law. The Superintendent or designee shall advise employees of their rights and responsibilities related to continuing their health insurance benefits when their eligibility changes in accordance with law and administrative regulation.
To receive continuation coverage under this program, covered employees and qualified beneficiaries shall pay the premiums, dues and other charges, including any increases in premiums or dues, and costs incurred by the district in administering this program.
The district contribution toward continuation health coverage for covered employees or qualified beneficiaries under this program shall be the same as for current employees participating in the group health plan.
35208 Liability insurance
35214 Liability insurance (self-insurance)
44986 Leave of absence, state disability benefits
45136 Benefits for classified employees
22931 Application of education code provisions relating to inclusion of certain retirees in local health and welfare benefit plans
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
1373.621 Continuation coverage, age 60 or older after five years with district
1374.58 Coverage for registered domestic partners, health service plans and health insurers
10116.5 Continuation coverage, age 60 or older after five years with district
2800.2 Notification of conversion and continuation coverage
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CODE
2613 Education program; notice of rights and benefits
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 26
4980B COBRA continuation coverage
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 26
54.4980B-1-54.4980B-10 COBRA continuation coverage
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 45
California Department of Industrial Relations: http://www.dir.ca.gov
California Employment Development Department: http://www.edd.ca.gov
U.S. Department of Labor: http://www.dol.gov
Policy LA CA–ÅDA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: January 18, 2005 La Canada, California