Section 26. Life Insurance
The County will pay group life insurance and accidental death insurance premiums for the following coverage:
- Life Insurance for each employee with a maximum benefit amount of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000).
- Life insurance for the employee’s spouse and or registered domestic partner with a maximum benefit amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500), and
- Life insurance for each of the employee’s children depending on age with a maximum benefit amount of Five Hundred ($500)
- The County shall provide additional life insurance payable to the employee’s beneficiary if the employee’s death results from an accident either on or off the job up to a maximum benefit amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
26.2 Supplemental Coverage
Employees, depending on pre‑qualification, may purchase additional term life insurance to a maximum of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) for employee, two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) for spouse or registered domestic partner, and ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for each qualifying dependent. Applying for additional life insurance will not place an employee’s current level of insurability at risk.