Subject to applicable federal regulations, the County agrees to provide a deferred compensation plan that allows employees to defer compensation on a pre-tax basis through payroll deduction.   Effective January 1, 2016, each new employee will be automatically enrolled in the County’s Deferred Compensation program, at the rate of one percent (1%) of their pre-tax wages, unless he or she chooses to opt out or to voluntarily change deferrals to greater than or less than the default one percent (>1%) as allowed in the plan or as allowed by law. The pre-tax deduction will be invested in the target fund associated with the employees’ date ofRead More →

Retirees who live in areas where no County Health plan coverage is available, and who are eligible for conversion of sick leave credits to a County contribution toward health plan premiums, may receive such contribution in cash while continuously enrolled in an alternate health plan in the area of residence. It is understood that such enrollment shall be the sole responsibility of the retiree. This option must be selected either: At the time of retirement or During the annual open enrollment period for the County’s health plans, provided the retiree has been continuously enrolled in one of the County’s health plans at the time ofRead More →

Employees who retire after March 31, 2008 will, upon exhaustion of accrued sick leave, be credited with additional hours of sick leave as follows: With at least 10 but less than 15 years of service with the County of San Mateo – 96 hours With at least 15 but less than 20 years of service with the County of San Mateo – 192 hours With 20 years or more of service with the County of San Mateo – 288 hours The County and the Unions shall convene a special committee within the first twelve (12) months following adoption of the successor MOU between the parties,Read More →

Employees in the Licensed Vocational Nurse Unit shall be reimbursed by the County for unused sick leave at the time of retirement on the following basis: For each day of unused sick leave at the time of retirement, the County shall pay for one (1) month’s premium for health coverage for the nurse only, to a maximum of 180 months of continued health coverage. Should a retired nurse die while receiving benefits under this section, the employee’s spouse and eligible dependents shall continue to receive coverage to the limits provided above.Read More →

Employees hired on or after January 1, 2011, whose employment with the County is severed by reason of retirement during the term of this MOU shall be reimbursed by the County for the unused sick leave at time of retirement on the following basis: For each 8 hours of unused sick leave at time of retirement, the County shall contribute toward one month’s premium for health or dental coverage for the worker and eligible dependents (if such dependents are enrolled in the plan at the time of retirement.) The County shall not be obligated to contribute at a rate in excess of $400 per 8Read More →

Unless otherwise provided in this MOU, employees hired prior to January 1, 2011 whose employment with the County is severed by reason of retirement during the term of this MOU shall be reimbursed by the County for the unused sick leave at time of retirement on the following basis: For each 8 hours of unused sick leave at time of retirement, the County shall contribute towards one (1) month’s premium for health coverage or for dental coverage for the employee and eligible dependents (if such dependents are enrolled in the plan at the time of retirement). The County shall not be obligated to contribute atRead More →

For County employees occupying permanent part-time positions, who work a minimum of forty (40), but less than sixty (60) hours in a biweekly pay period, the County will pay one‑half (½) of the hospital and medical care premiums described above. For County employees occupying permanent part-time positions who work a minimum of sixty (60), but less than eighty (80) hours in a biweekly pay period, or qualify for health benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the County will pay85% of the Kaiser High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) or three-fourths (3/4) of the hospital and medical care premiums described above. Upon request from the County,Read More →

21.1 Payment of Healthcare Premiums The County and covered employees share in the cost of health care premiums. The County will pay 85% of the total premium for the Kaiser HMO , Blue Shield HMO, or Kaiser High Deductible Health Plans(employees pay 15% of the total premium), and the County pays 75% of the total premium for the Blue Shield POS Plan (employees pay 25% of the total premium) .Read More →