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					                                  STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                  PERSONNEL MANUAL
                       REGULAR FULL-TIME/REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES
                                 2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                        SEMIMONTHLY                 DESCRIPTION                                    SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE                                        Employee/dependent coverage paid 100% at       Premium
                            KAISER                      the County base coverage level.                Federal/State—No
                            Employee Only     $24969                                                   FICA/Medicare—No
                            Employee + 1      $499.38   Employee Only          $249.69                 Retirement Contributable—No
                            Family            $674.16   Employee + 1           $499.38
                                                        Family                 $674.16                 Excess
                            PACIFICARE
                            Employee Only     $249.86                                                  Federal/State—Yes
                            Employee + 1      $499.71   Share of premium will be deducted
                            Family            $674.61                                                  FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                        semimonthly before tax from employees          Retirement Contributable—Yes
                            PACIFICARE POS              paycheck.
                            Employee Only $297.03
                            Employee + 1  $626.66
                            Family        $896.92
                                                        $23.75 semimonthly
                                                        Health Insurance waive credit with proof of
                                                        other coverage.

DENTAL INSURANCE            Employee -        $ 16.34   Flexible credit allowance of $62.50            Premium
                            Employee +1 -     $ 29.67   semimonthly pays for dental and vision         Federal/State—No
                            Family -          $ 48.69   benefits for employee/dependents coverage.     FICA/Medicare—No
                                                        Any excess credits not used to purchase        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                        benefits will automatically be paid in cash.
                                                                                                       Excess
                                                                                                       Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                       Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE            Employee -        $ 4.93    Flexible credit allowance of $62.50            Premium
                            Employee +1 -     $10.11    semimonthly pays for dental and vision         Federal/State—No
                            Family -          $13.81    benefits for employee/dependents coverage.     FICA/Medicare—No
                                                        Any excess credits not used to purchase        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                        benefits will automatically be paid in cash.
                                                                                                       Excess
                                                                                                       Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                       Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM           Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25   This is a total voluntary benefit.  All        Premium
LIFE INSURANCE              Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38   premiums will be deducted semimonthly          Federal/State—No
                            Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63   before tax from employees paycheck.            FICA/Medicare—Yes for
                            Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25                                                  amounts over $50,000
                            Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88   Dependent life insurance is not available.     Retirement Contributable—No
                            Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50
                            Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13
                            Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75


BASIC TERM LIFE                                         County pays term life insurance premiums.      Premium
INSURANCE $10,000                                                                                      Federal/State—No
                                                                                                       FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                       Retirement Contributable—No




Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                               Page 1
                                                                                                Revised 1/08
TYPE                               BIWEEKLY                              DESCRIPTION                                     SUBJECT TO TAXES
                                   3.08 hours first 2 years.             80 hours—2 weeks annually
VACATION ACCRUAL                                                                                                         Taxed when time is used.
                                                                                                                         Federal/State—Yes
                                                                    rd
                                   4.62 hours biweekly beginning 3 -                                                     FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                         120 hours—3 weeks annually
                                   10th year.                                                                            Retirement Contributable—Yes


                                   6.16 hours biweekly beginning         160 hours—4 weeks annually
                                   11th-20th year.

                                                                         200 hours—5 weeks annually
                                   7.70 hours biweekly beginning at
                                   21+ years.


                                   Prorated if work less than 80 hours
                                   base. Maximum depends on
                                   Bargaining Units. MOU provisions
                                   apply as appropriate.

VACATION FLOATS                    .62—Posted as part of per pay         16 hours total annually—additional vacation     Taxed when time is used. See
                                   period vacation accrual.              included in biweekly accruals.                  vacation accrual.
                                                                                                                         Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                                         FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                         Retirement Contributable—Yes


ANNUAL VACATION CASH                                                     Cash out per fiscal year contingent upon        Federal/State—Yes
OUT ALLOWANCE                                                            departmental budget/approval.                   FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                         Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                                         40 hours with 100 hours minimum balance.
                                                                         60 hours with 200 hours minimum balance.

                                                                         MOU provisions apply as appropriate.


TERM VACATION CASH OUT                                                   Balance of hours paid at termination.           Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                                         FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                         Retirement Contributable—No


SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL                 Prorated if work less than 80 hours   96.20 annually.                                 Taxed when time is used.
                                   base.                                                                                 Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                                         FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                   3.7 per pay period.                                                                   Retirement Contributable—Yes


TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                                     0% = 0-6 years of service.                      Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                                      25% = 6+ years of service.                      FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                         50% = Upon retirement (service or disability)   Retirement Contributable—No
                                                                         or death up to 600 hours or individual
                                                                         maximum set in 11/9/94 and 1/18/95.
                                                                         Employees receive hour for hour retirement
                                                                         service credit for any sick leave above 600
                                                                         hours or their personal maximum amount.

                                                                         MOU provisions apply as appropriate.

911 employees, please refer to your MOU.




Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                                Page 2
                                                                                                                 Revised 1/08
                                            STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                            PERSONNEL MANUAL
                                         CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES
                                           2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                     SEMIMONTHLY                 DESCRIPTION                                   SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE         KAISER                      Employee/dependent coverage paid 100%         Premium
                         Employee Only     $249.69   at the County base coverage level.            Federal/State—No
                         Employee + 1      $499.38                                                 FICA/Medicare—No
                         Family            $674.16   Employee Only          $249.69                Retirement Contributable—No
                                                     Employee + 1           $499.38
                         PACIFICARE
                         Employee Only     $249.86   Family                 $674.16                Excess
                         Employee + 1      $499.71                                                 Federal/State—Yes
                         Family            $674.61
                                                     Share of premium will be deducted             FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         PACIFICARE POS              semimonthly before tax from employees         Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         Employee Only $297.03       paycheck.
                         Employee + 1  $626.66
                         Family        $896.92

                                                     $75.00 semimonthly
                                                     Health Insurance waive credit with proof
                                                     of other coverage.


DENTAL INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 16.34   Flexible credit allowance of $95.00           Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 29.67   semimonthly pays for dental and vision        Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $ 48.69   benefits      for  employee/dependents        FICA/Medicare—No
                                                     coverage. Any excess credits not used to      Retirement Contributable—No
                                                     purchase benefits will automatically be
                                                     paid in cash.                                 Excess
                                                                                                   Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                   FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                   Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 4.93    Flexible credit allowance of $95.00           Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $10.11    semimonthly pays for dental and vision        Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $13.81    benefits      for  employee/dependents        FICA/Medicare—No
                                                     coverage. Any excess credits not used to      Retirement Contributable—No
                                                     purchase benefits will automatically be
                                                     paid in cash.                                 Excess
                                                                                                   Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                   FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                   Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM        Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25   This is a total voluntary benefit. All        Premium
LIFE INSURANCE           Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38   premiums will be deducted semimonthly         Federal/State—No
                         Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63   before tax from employees paycheck.           FICA/Medicare—Yes for amounts
                         Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25                                                 over $50,000
                         Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88   Dependent life insurance is not available.    Retirement Contributable—No
                         Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50
                         Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13
                         Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75




BASIC TERM LIFE                                      County pays        term    life   insurance   Premium
INSURANCE $10,000                                    premiums.                                     Federal/State—No
                                                                                                   FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                   Retirement Contributable—No




Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                  Page 3
                                                                                                   Revised 1/08
TYPE                     BIWEEKLY                           DESCRIPTION                                    SUBJECT TO TAXES
                         3.08 hours first 2 years.          80 hours—2 weeks annually
VACATION ACCRUAL                                                                                           Taxed when time is used.
                                                                                                           Federal/State—Yes
                         4.62 hours biweekly beginning                                                     FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            120 hours—3 weeks annually
                         3rd-10th year.                                                                    Retirement Contributable—Yes


                         6.16 hours biweekly beginning      160 hours—4 weeks annually
                         11th-20th year.

                                                            200 hours—5 weeks annually
                         7.70 hours biweekly beginning at
                         21+ years.


                         Prorated if work less than 80
                         hours base. Maximum depends
                         on Bargaining Units.

VACATION FLOATS          .62—Posted as part of per pay      16 hours total annually—additional             Taxed when time is used. See
                         period vacation accrual.           vacation included in biweekly accrual.         vacation accrual.
                                                                                                           Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes


ANNUAL VACATION                                             Cash out per fiscal year contingent upon       Federal/State—Yes
CASH OUT ALLOWANCE                                          departmental budget/approval.                  FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                            40 hours with 100 hours minimum
                                                            balance.
                                                            60 hours with 200 hours minimum
                                                            balance.


TERM VACATION CASH                                          Balance of hours paid at termination.          Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No

SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL       Prorated if work less than 80      96.20 hours annually.                          Taxed when time is used.
                         hours base.                                                                       Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         3.7 per pay period.                                                               Retirement Contributable—Yes

                                                            0% = 0-6 years of service.
TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                        25% = 6+ years of service.                     Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                         50%= Upon retirement (service or               FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            disability) or death up to 600 hours or        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                            individual maximum set in 11/9/94 and
                                                            1/18/95. Employees receive hour for hour
                                                            retirement service credit for any sick leave
                                                            above 600 hours or their personal
                                                            maximum amount.

DEFERRED                 1.0% of base wages.                County pays 1.0% of employee’s base            Federal/State—No
COMPENSATION                                                wages     to     designated deferred           FICA/Medicare—No
                                                            compensation plan.                             Retirement Contributable—Yes

PROFESSIONAL             $200 annually.                     Reimbursement        for     professional      Reimbursement can be either:
DEVELOPMENT                                                 educational expenses, licenses and             Taxable
                                                            purchase of computers and related              Federal/State—Yes
                                                            equipment. Depends on items purchased          FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            for reimbursement. Contingent upon use         Retirement Contributable—No
                                                            of the benefit. This benefit is prorated
                                                                                                           Non-Taxable
                                                            during the first year of employment and        Federal/State—No
                                                            upon retirement.                               FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No




Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                          Page 4
                                                                                                           Revised 1/08
                                            STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                            PERSONNEL MANUAL
                                          MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES
                                           2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                     SEMIMONTHLY                      DESCRIPTION                                      SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE         KAISER                           Employee/dependent coverage paid 100%            Premium
                         Employee Only     $249.69        at the County base coverage level.               Federal/State—No
                         Employee + 1      $499.38                                                         FICA/Medicare—No
                         Family            $674.16        Employee Only          $249.69                   Retirement Contributable—No
                                                          Employee + 1           $499.38
                         PACIFICARE                       Family                 $674.16                   Excess
                         Employee Only     $249.86
                         Employee + 1      $499.71                                                         Federal/State—Yes
                         Family            $674.61        Share of premium will be deducted                FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                          semimonthly before tax from employees            Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         PACIFICARE POS                   paycheck.
                         Employee Only $297.03
                         Employee + 1  $626.66
                         Family        $896.92
                                                          $75.00 semimonthly
                                                          Health Insurance waive credit with proof of
                                                          other coverage.


DENTAL INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 16.34        Flexible credit allowance of $100.00             Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 29.67        semimonthly pays for dental and vision           Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $ 48.69        benefits for employee/dependents coverage.       FICA/Medicare—No
                                                          Any excess credits not used to purchase          Retirement Contributable—No
                                                          benefits will automatically be paid in cash.
                                                                                                           Excess
                                                                                                           Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 4.93         Flexible credit allowance of $100.00             Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $10.11         semimonthly pays for dental and vision           Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $13.81         benefits for employee/dependents coverage.       FICA/Medicare—No
                                                          Any excess credits not used to purchase          Retirement Contributable—No
                                                          benefits will automatically be paid in cash.
                                                                                                           Excess
                                                                                                           Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM        Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25        This is a total voluntary benefit. All           Premium
LIFE INSURANCE           Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38        premiums will be deducted semimonthly            Federal/State—No
                         Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63        before tax from employees paycheck.              FICA/Medicare—Yes for amounts
                         Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25                                                         over $50,000
                         Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88        Dependent life insurance is not available.       Retirement Contributable—No
                         Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50
                         Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13
                         Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75


BASIC TERM LIFE                                           County pays term life insurance premiums.        Premium
INSURANCE $30,000                                                                                          Federal/State—No
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No


PHYSICAL                 Not more than once in a three-   Fully paid if performed at a County clinic or    Federal/State—No
                         year period a County paid or     reimbursed up to $400.00 if performed by a       FICA/Medicare—No
                         reimbursed medical exam up to    private physician.                               Retirement Contributable—No
                         $400.00.



Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                         Page 5
                                                                                                          Revised 1/08
TYPE                           BIWEEKLY                           DESCRIPTION                                     SUBJECT TO TAXES
                               3.08 hours first 2 years.          80 hours—2 weeks annually
VACATION ACCRUAL                                                                                                  Taxed when time is used.
                               4.62 hours biweekly beginning      120 hours—3 weeks annually                      Federal/State—Yes
                                rd    th
                               3 -10 year.                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  160 hours—4 weeks annually
                               6.16 hours biweekly beginning                                                      Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                 th    th
                               11 -20 year.                       200 hours—5 weeks annually
                               7.70 hours biweekly beginning at
                               21+ years.
                               Prorated if work less than 80
                               hours base. Maximum of 800
                               hours plus one year accruals.
                                                                                                                  Taxed when time is used.
VACATION FLOATS                1.24—Posted as part of per pay     32 hours total annually—additional              Federal/State—Yes
                               period vacation accrual.           vacation. Included in biweekly accruals.        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—Yes

ANNUAL VACATION CASH                                              Twice in any 12 month period contingent         Federal/State—Yes
OUT ALLOWANCE                                                     upon departmental budget/approval and           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  Ventura limitation.                             Retirement Contributable—Yes

TERM VACATION CASH                                                Balance of hours paid at termination.           Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                                                                               FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—No

MANAGEMENT LEAVE                                                  40 hours per year, no carry over, no cash       Federal/State—Yes
                                                                  out. Use it or lose it.                         FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—Yes

SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL                                                96.20 hours annually. Credited January 1        Taxed when time is used.
                                                                  annually. Current year’s accruals will be       Federal/State—Yes
                                                                  prorated upon termination, resignation or       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  retirement. Prorated for new Manager.           Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                                  0% = Less than one year of service.             Federal/State—Yes
TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                              25% = Over one year of service.                 FICA/Medicare—Yes
OUT                                                               75%= Upon retirement (service or                Retirement Contributable—No
                                                                  disability) or death up to 600 hours or
                                                                  individual maximum set in 11/9/94 and
                                                                  1/18/95. Employees receive hour for hour
                                                                  retirement service credit for any sick leave
                                                                  above 600 hours or their personal maximum
                                                                  amount.
                                                                                                                  Taxed when time is used.
SICK LEAVE CONVERSION                                             Convert sick leave to vacation time at open     Federal/State—Yes
                                                                  enrollment. Rate=40%. Remaining sick            FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  leave balance=500 hours.                        Retirement Contributable—Yes
DEFERRED                       1.5% of base wages.                County pays 1.5% of employee’s base             Federal/State—No
COMPENSATION                                                      wages to designated deferred compensation       FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                  plan.                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes
PROFESSIONAL                   $700 annually.                     Reimbursement for professional educational      Reimbursement can be either:
DEVELOPMENT                                                       expenses, licenses and purchase of              Taxable
                                                                  computers and related equipment. Depends        Federal/State—Yes
                                                                  on items purchased for reimbursement.           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  Contingent upon use of the benefit. This        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                                  benefit is prorated during the first year of    Non-Taxable
                                                                                                                  Federal/State—No
                                                                  employment and upon retirement.                 FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—No
SHORT TERM DISABILITY                                             Waiting period—30 days. On day 31               Federal/State—Yes
                                                                  receive 50% biweekly salary for eleven          FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                  months when completely disabled.                Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                                                                                  Premium
LONG TERM DISABILITY                                              60% to a maximum of $6,000 per month.           Federal/State—No
                                                                  Waiting period—365 days.                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—No
                               $46.15 or $92.30 per pay period,
CAR ALLOWANCE                  plus    mileage.   Based      on   $1,200 or $2,400 annually based on              Federal/State—Yes
                               Department Head discretion.        determination of Department Head.               FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                                  Retirement Contributable—Yes
                               Recruited from out-of-County up
MOVING ALLOWANCE               to   $2,500.   Paid    by   the    See Personnel Policy. Tab 12.                   See IRS publication 521.
                               Department.
Management Lieutenants, please refer to your MOU.
Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                                Page 6
                                                                                                                 Revised 1/08
                                     STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                     PERSONNEL MANUAL
                               MANAGEMENT ATTORNEY EMPLOYEES
                                    2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                     SEMIMONTHLY                          DESCRIPTION                                     SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE         KAISER                               Employee/dependent coverage paid                Premium
                         Employee Only     $249.69            100% at the County base coverage                Federal/State—No
                         Employee + 1      $499.38            level.                                          FICA/Medicare—No
                         Family            $674.16
                                                                                                              Retirement Contributable—No
                         PACIFICARE                           Employee Only              $249.69
                         Employee Only     $249.86            Employee + 1               $499.38              Excess
                         Employee + 1      $499.71            Family                     $674.16
                                                                                                              Federal/State—Yes
                         Family            $674.61
                                                                                                              FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         PACIFICARE POS                       Share of premium will be deducted               Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         Employee Only $297.03                semimonthly    before  tax  from
                         Employee + 1  $626.66                employee’s paycheck.
                         Family        $896.92

                                                              $75.00 semimonthly
                                                              Health Insurance waive credit with
                                                              proof of other coverage.


DENTAL INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 16.34            Flexible credit allowance of $100.00            Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 29.67            semimonthly pays for dental and vision          Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $ 48.69            benefits    for   employee/dependents           FICA/Medicare—No
                                                              coverage. Any excess credits not used           Retirement Contributable—No
                                                              to purchase benefits will automatically
                                                              be paid in cash.                                Excess
                                                                                                              Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                              FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                              Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 4.93             Flexible credit allowance of $100.00            Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $10.11             semimonthly pays for dental and vision          Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $13.81             benefits    for   employee/dependents           FICA/Medicare—No
                                                              coverage. Any excess credits not used           Retirement Contributable—No
                                                              to purchase benefits will automatically
                                                              be paid in cash.                                Excess
                                                                                                              Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                              FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                              Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM        Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25            This is a total voluntary benefit. All          Premium
LIFE INSURANCE           Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38            premiums       will     be     deducted         Federal/State—No
                         Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63            semimonthly      before    tax    from          FICA/Medicare—Yes for amounts over
                         Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25            employee’s paycheck.                            $50,000
                         Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88                                                            Retirement Contributable—No
                         Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50            Dependent    life     insurance      is   not
                         Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13            available.
                         Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75


BASIC TERM LIFE                                               County pays         term    life   insurance    Premium
INSURANCE $30,000                                             premiums.                                       Federal/State—No
                                                                                                              FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                              Retirement Contributable—No

PHYSICAL                 Not more than once in a three-year   Fully paid if performed at a County             Federal/State—No
                         period a County paid or reimbursed   clinic or reimbursed up to $400.00 if           FICA/Medicare—No
                         medical exam up to $400.00.          performed by a private physician.               Retirement Contributable—No



Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                             Page 7
                                                                                                              Revised 1/08
TYPE                     BIWEEKLY                              DESCRIPTION                                 SUBJECT TO TAXES
                         3.08 hours first 2 years.             80 hours—2 weeks annually
VACATION ACCRUAL                                                                                           Taxed when time is used.
                         4.62 hours biweekly beginning 3rd-    120 hours—3 weeks annually                  Federal/State—Yes
                           th
                         10 year.                                                                          FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               160 hours—4 weeks annually
                         6.16 hours biweekly beginning                                                     Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         11th-20th year.                       200 hours—5 weeks annually
                         7.70 hours biweekly beginning at
                         21+ years.
                         Prorated if work less than 80 hours
                         base. Maximum of 800 hours plus
                         one year accruals.
                                                                                                           Taxed when time is used.
VACATION FLOATS          1.24—Posted as part of per pay        32 hours total annually—additional          Federal/State—Yes
                         period vacation accrual.              vacation.   Included      in   biweekly     FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               accruals.                                   Retirement Contributable—Yes
ANNUAL VACATION CASH                                           Twice in any 12 month period                Federal/State—Yes
OUT ALLOWANCE                                                  contingent     upon         departmental    FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               budget/approval and Ventura limitation.     Retirement Contributable—Yes
TERM VACATION CASH                                             Balance of hours paid at termination.       Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No
MANAGEMENT LEAVE                                               60 hours per year, no carry over, no        Federal/State—Yes
                                                               cash out. Use it or lose it.                FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes
SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL                                             96.20 hours annually. Credited January      Taxed when time is used.
                                                               1 annually. Current year’s accruals will    Federal/State—Yes
                                                               be     prorated     upon    termination,    FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               resignation or retirement. Prorated for     Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                               new Manager.
                                                               0% = Less than one year of service.
TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                           25% = Over one year of service.             Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                            75% = Upon retirement (service or           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               disability) or death up to 600 hours or     Retirement Contributable—No
                                                               individual maximum set in 11/9/94 and
                                                               1/18/95. Employees receive hour for
                                                               hour retirement service credit for any
                                                               sick leave above 600 hours or their
                                                               personal maximum amount.
                                                               Convert sick leave to vacation time at      Taxed when time is used.
SICK LEAVE CONVERSION                                          open        enrollment.      Rate=40%.      Federal/State—Yes
                                                               Remaining sick leave balance=500            FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               hours.                                      Retirement Contributable—Yes

DEFERRED                 1.5% of base wages.                   County pays 1.5% of employee’s base         Federal/State—No
COMPENSATION                                                   wages      to    designated     deferred    FICA/Medicare—No
                                                               compensation plan.                          Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                               Reimbursement        for    professional    Reimbursement can be either:
PROFESSIONAL             $700 annually.                        educational expenses, licenses and          Taxable
DEVELOPMENT                                                    purchase of computers and related           Federal/State—Yes
                                                               equipment.      Depends     on     items    FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               purchased       for      reimbursement.     Retirement Contributable—No
                                                               Contingent upon use of the benefit.         Non-Taxable
                                                                                                           Federal/State—No
                                                               This benefit is prorated during the first   FICA/Medicare—No
                                                               year of employment and upon                 Retirement Contributable—No
                                                               retirement.

BAR DUES                 Applicable rate.                      Paid annually by the Department.            Not applicable.
                                                               Waiting period—30 days. On day 31           Federal/State—Yes
SHORT TERM DISABILITY                                          receive 50% biweekly salary for eleven      FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               months when completely disabled.            Retirement Contributable—Yes
LONG TERM DISABILITY                                           60% to a maximum of $6,000 per              Premium
                                                               month. Waiting period—365 days.             Federal/State—No
                                                                                                           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No
CAR ALLOWANCE            $46.15 or $92.30 per pay period,      $1,200    or     $2,400   based   on        Federal/State—Yes
                         plus mileage. Based on Department     determination of Department Head.           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         Head discretion.                                                                  Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         Recruited from out-of-County up to
MOVING ALLOWANCE         $2,500. Paid by the Department.       See Personnel Policy. Tab 12.               See IRS publication 521.


Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                          Page 8
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                                               STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                               PERSONNEL MANUAL
                                               DEPARTMENT HEADS
                                              2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                     SEMIMONTHLY                       DESCRIPTION                                    SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE         KAISER                            Employee/dependent coverage paid               Premium
                         Employee Only     $249.69         100% at the County base coverage level.        Federal/State—No
                         Employee + 1      $499.38                                                        FICA/Medicare—No
                         Family            $674.16         Employee Only            $249.69               Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           Employee + 1             $499.38
                         PACIFICARE                        Family                   $674.16
                         Employee Only     $249.86                                                        Excess
                         Employee + 1      $499.71                                                        Federal/State—Yes
                         Family            $674.61         Share of premium will be deducted              FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                           semimonthly before tax from employees          Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         PACIFICARE POS                    paycheck.
                         Employee Only $297.03
                         Employee + 1  $626.66
                         Family        $896.92
                                                           $75.00 semimonthly
                                                           Health Insurance waive credit with proof
                                                           of other coverage.


DENTAL INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 16.34         Flexible credit allowance of $100.00           Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 29.67         semimonthly pays for dental and vision         Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $48.69          benefits     for   employee/dependents         FICA/Medicare—No
                                                           coverage. Any excess credits not used to       Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           purchase benefits will automatically be
                                                           paid in cash.                                  Excess
                                                                                                          Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                          FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                          Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 4.93          Flexible credit allowance of $100.00           Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 10.11         semimonthly pays for dental and vision         Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $ 13.81         benefits     for   employee/dependents         FICA/Medicare—No
                                                           coverage. Any excess credits not used to       Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           purchase benefits will automatically be
                                                           paid in cash.                                  Excess
                                                                                                          Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                          FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                          Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM        Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25         This is a total voluntary benefit. All         Premium
LIFE INSURANCE           Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38         premiums will be deducted semimonthly          Federal/State—No
                         Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63         before tax from employees paycheck.            FICA/Medicare—Yes for amounts
                         Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25                                                        over $50,000
                         Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88         Dependent life insurance is not available.     Retirement Contributable—No
                         Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50
                         Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13
                         Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75


BASIC TERM LIFE                                            County pays       term     life    insurance   Premium
INSURANCE $30,000                                          premiums.                                      Federal/State—No
                                                                                                          FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                          Retirement Contributable—No


PHYSICAL                 Once in a twelve month period a   Fully paid if performed at a County            Federal/State—No
                         comprehensive medical             clinic or reimbursed up to $400.00 if          FICA/Medicare—No
                         examination.                      performed by a private physician.              Retirement Contributable—No



Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                          Page 9
                                                                                                           Revised 1/08
TYPE                     BIWEEKLY                           DESCRIPTION                                 SUBJECT TO TAXES
                         4.62 hours biweekly first year.    120 hours—3 weeks annually                  Taxed when time is used.
VACATION ACCRUAL                                                                                        Federal/State—Yes
                         6.16 hours biweekly beginning      160 hours—4 weeks annually                  FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         2nd-20th year.                                                                 Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                            200 hours—5 weeks annually
                         7.70 hours biweekly beginning
                         at 21+ years.
                         Prorated if work less than 80
                         hours base. Maximum of 800
                         hours plus one year accruals or
                         their actual balance on 12/15/95
                         if more than 800 hours.
                                                                                                        Taxed when time is used.
VACATION FLOATS          1.24—Posted as part of per pay     32 hours total annually—additional          Federal/State—Yes
                         period vacation accrual.           vacation. Included in biweekly accruals.    FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes
ANNUAL VACATION CASH                                        Twice in any 12 month period contingent     Federal/State—Yes
OUT ALLOWANCE                                               upon departmental budget/approval and       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            Ventura limitation.                         Retirement Contributable—Yes
TERM VACATION CASH                                          Balance of hours paid at termination.       Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                                                                     FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—No
MANAGEMENT LEAVE                                            40 hours per year, no carry over, no cash   Federal/State—Yes
                                                            out. Use it or lose it.                     FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes

SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL                                          96.20 hours annually. Credited January      Taxed when time is used.
                                                            1 annually. Current year’s accruals will    Federal/State—Yes
                                                            be prorated upon termination, resignation   FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            or retirement. Prorated for new             Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                            Department Head.
                                                            0% = Less than one year of service.
TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                        25% = Over one year of service.             Federal/State—Yes
OUT                                                         75% = Upon retirement (service or           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            disability) or death up to 600 hours or     Retirement Contributable—No
                                                            individual maximum set in 11/9/94 and
                                                            1/18/95. Employees receive hour for
                                                            hour retirement service credit for any
                                                            sick leave above 600 hours or their
                                                            personal maximum amount.
                                                            Convert sick leave to vacation time at      Taxed when time is used.
SICK LEAVE CONVERSION                                       open enrollment. Rate=40%. Remaining        Federal/State—Yes
                                                            sick leave balance=500 hours.               FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes

DEFERRED                 2.0% of base wages.                County pays 2.0% of employee’s base         Federal/State—No
COMPENSATION                                                wages      to     designated     deferred   FICA/Medicare—No
                                                            compensation plan.                          Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                            Reimbursement        for     professional   Reimbursement can be either:
PROFESSIONAL             $900 annually.                     educational expenses, licenses and          Taxable
DEVELOPMENT                                                 purchase of computers and related           Federal/State—Yes
                                                            equipment. Depends on items purchased       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            for reimbursement. Contingent upon use      Retirement Contributable—No
                                                            of the benefit. This benefit is prorated    Non-Taxable
                                                                                                        Federal/State—No
                                                            during the first year of employment and     FICA/Medicare—No
                                                            upon retirement.                            Retirement Contributable—No

SHORT TERM DISABILITY                                       Waiting period—30 days. On day 31           Federal/State—Yes
                                                            receive 50% biweekly salary for eleven      FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                            months when completely disabled.            Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                                                                        Premium
LONG TERM DISABILITY                                        60% to a maximum of $6,000 per month.       Federal/State—No
                                                            Waiting period—365 days.                    FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—No

CAR ALLOWANCE            $184.62 per pay period, plus       $4,800 annually.                            Federal/State—Yes
                         mileage.                                                                       FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         Recruited from out-of-County
MOVING ALLOWANCE         up to $3,000. Paid by the          See Personnel Policy. Tab 12.               See IRS publication 521.
                         Department.


Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                       Page 10
                                                                                                         Revised 1/08
                                STANISLAUS COUNTY
                                PERSONNEL MANUAL
                     BOARD MEMBERS AND OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS
                               2008 BENEFIT PACKAGE


TYPE                     SEMIMONTHLY                       DESCRIPTION                                  SUBJECT TO TAXES

HEALTH INSURANCE         KAISER                            Employee/dependent coverage paid             Premium
                         Employee Only     $249.69         100% at the County base coverage             Federal/State—No
                         Employee + 1      $499.38         level.                                       FICA/Medicare—No
                         Family            $674.16
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           Employee Only          $249.69
                         PACIFICARE                        Employee + 1           $499.38
                         Employee Only     $249.86                                                      Excess
                         Employee + 1      $499.71         Family                 $674.16
                                                                                                        Federal/State—Yes
                         Family            $674.61
                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                         PACIFICARE POS                    Share of premium will be deducted            Retirement Contributable—Yes
                         Employee Only $297.03             semimonthly before tax from
                         Employee + 1  $626.66             employees paycheck.
                         Family        $896.92
                                                           $75.00 semimonthly
                                                           Health Insurance waive credit with
                                                           proof of other coverage.


DENTAL INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 16.34         Flexible credit allowance of $100.00         Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $ 29.67         semimonthly pays for dental and vision       Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $ 48.69         benefits    for   employee/dependents        FICA/Medicare—No
                                                           coverage. Any excess credits not used        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           to purchase benefits will automatically
                                                           be paid in cash.                             Excess
                                                                                                        Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes


VISION INSURANCE         Employee -        $ 4.93          Flexible credit allowance of $100.00         Premium
                         Employee +1 -     $10.11          semimonthly pays for dental and vision       Federal/State—No
                         Family -          $13.81          benefits    for   employee/dependents        FICA/Medicare—No
                                                           coverage. Any excess credits not used        Retirement Contributable—No
                                                           to purchase benefits will automatically
                                                           be paid in cash.                             Excess
                                                                                                        Federal/State—Yes
                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—Yes


SUPPLEMENTAL TERM        Opt. 1 - $20,000 - $ 2.25         This is a total voluntary benefit. All       Premium
LIFE INSURANCE           Opt. 2 - $30,000 - $ 3.38         premiums       will     be     deducted      Federal/State—No
                         Opt. 3 - $50,000 - $ 5.63         semimonthly      before    tax    from       FICA/Medicare—Yes for amounts
                         Opt. 4 - $100,000- $11.25         employees paycheck.                          over $50,000
                         Opt. 5 - $150,000- $16.88                                                      Retirement Contributable—No
                         Opt. 6 - $200,000- $22.50         Dependent    life   insurance     is   not
                         Opt. 7 - $250,000- $28.13         available.
                         Opt. 8 - $300,000- $33.75


BASIC TERM LIFE                                            County pays term life insurance              Premium
INSURANCE $30,000                                          premiums.                                    Federal/State—No
                                                                                                        FICA/Medicare—No
                                                                                                        Retirement Contributable—No


PHYSICAL                 Once in a twelve month period a   Fully paid if performed at a County          Federal/State—No
                         comprehensive medical             clinic or reimbursed up to $400.00 if        FICA/Medicare—No
                         examination.                      performed by a private physician.            Retirement Contributable—No




Personnel Manual/Other Benefits—Tab 12                                                                        Page 11
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TYPE                            BIWEEKLY                       DESCRIPTION                                 SUBJECT TO TAXES

VACATION ACCRUAL                                               Not applicable.


VACATION FLOATS                                                Not applicable.


ANNUAL VACATION CASH                                           Not applicable.
OUT ALLOWANCE


TERM VACATION CASH                                             Not applicable.
OUT


MANAGEMENT LEAVE                                               Not applicable.


SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL                                             Not applicable.


TERM SICK LEAVE CASH                                           Not applicable.
OUT

SICK LEAVE CONVERSION                                          Not applicable.


DEFERRED                        2.0% of base wages.            County pays 2.0% of employee’s base         Federal/State—No
COMPENSATION                                                   wages    to    designated  deferred         FICA/Medicare—No
                                                               compensation plan.                          Retirement Contributable—Yes
                                                                                                           Reimbursement can be either:
PROFESSIONAL                    $900 annually.                 Reimbursement        for    professional    Taxable
DEVELOPMENT                                                    educational expenses, licenses and          Federal/State—Yes
                                                               purchase of computers and related           FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                               equipment.      Depends     on     items    Retirement Contributable—No
                                                               purchased       for      reimbursement.     Non-Taxable
                                                                                                           Federal/State—No
                                                               Contingent upon use of the benefit.         FICA/Medicare—No
                                                               This benefit is prorated during the first   Retirement Contributable—No
                                                               year of employment and upon
                                                               retirement.


SHORT TERM DISABILITY                                          Not applicable.

                                                                                                           Premium
LONG TERM DISABILITY                                           60% to a maximum of $6,000 per              Federal/State—No
                                                               month. Waiting period—365 days.             FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—No

CAR ALLOWANCE                   $184.62 per pay period, plus   $4,800 annually.                            Federal/State—Yes
                                mileage.                                                                   FICA/Medicare—Yes
                                                                                                           Retirement Contributable—Yes

MOVING ALLOWANCE                                               Not applicable.

See Tab 23 for an explanation of Retirement Benefits.




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