26.1.     Coverage

The County will pay group life insurance and accidental death insurance premiums for the following coverage:

  1. Life Insurance for each employee with a maximum benefit amount of $20,000.
  2. Life Insurance for the employee’s spouse or registered domestic partner with a maximum benefit amount of $500, and
  3. Life Insurance for each of the employee’s children depending on age up to a maximum benefit amount of $500.
  4. 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 $10,000.

26.2.    Supplemental Coverage

Employees, depending on pre-qualification, may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $750,000 for employee, $250,000 for spouse or registered domestic partner, and $10,000 for each qualifying dependent. Applying for additional life insurance will not place a employee’s current level of insurability at risk.