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UW - SEIU1199NW Master Contract

2015-2017 Biennium

Article 29 - Health Insurance and Pension

29.1 At the time of the new employee orientation the employee will be given information (including enrollment forms) as approved by the Public Employees Benefits Board, concerning medical, dental, vision, accident and long-term disability insurances, and information on the retirement plan. Questions concerning these benefits should be directed to the Benefits Office of the University of Washington.

  1. The Employer will contribute an amount equal to eighty-five percent (85%) of the total weighted average of the projected health care premium for each bargaining unit employee eligible for insurance each month, as determined by the Public Employees Benefits Board annually for benefits in calendar year 2016 and calendar year 2017, respectively. The projected health care premium is the weighted average across all plans, across all tiers.
  2. The Employer will pay the entire premium costs for each bargaining unit employee for basic life, basic long-term disability, and dental insurance coverage.
  3. Wellness. To support the statewide goal for a healthy and productive workforce, employees are encouraged to participate in a Health Risk Assessment survey. Employees will be granted work time and may use a state computer to complete the survey.

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