Kettering provides employees with a full scope of benefits.
- Educational Assistance/Educational Benefits
The University provides some financial assistance for the educational pursuits of you and, in some situations, your dependents. The University encourages you to broaden your knowledge and develop your job related skills. For this reason, the University provides financial assistance for you to participate in degree programs at other institutions of higher education.
- Employee Assistance Program
Ulliance, (formerly known as TEAM), provides assistance for you and your eligible family members. This is a totally confidental free service by counseling professionals who are qualified and skilled in assisting people with a wide range of problems and life challenges. You may either select the Employee Assistance Program link above or call their Toll free number at 1-888-333-6269.
- Flex Spending
Flexible Spending Accounts let you set aside money from your paycheck before federal, state or city income taxes or Social Security taxes are deducted. Reimbursement is tax-free, too. You pay no taxes on the money you contribute to and receive from either reimbursement account. You may set up a health care account, a dependent care account, or both.
- Identity Theft
Identity Theft Shield, offered through LegalShield, is fully funded by the employee. Identify Theft Shield will provide continuous credit monitoring and identity restoration.
- Michigan Educational Savings Plan (MESP)
The MESP (529-college savings plan) offered through the Michigan Department of Treasury, provides your family with a smart, flexible way to save for your children’s educational future. MESP offers a choice of investment options and tax advantages.
LegalShield coverage is fully funded by the employee and offers you assistance in IRS Audits, Preventive Legal Services (including legal document review, will preparation and updates), and Motor Vehicle Legal Service and up to 75 hours of Trial Defense Service with your first membership year.
- Travel Accident Insurance
Travel protection in the case of injury, illness, death, theft, natural disaster, disease outbreak or terrorism. Available to individuals enrolled in CIGNA accident plan.
- Recreation Center
As a Kettering employee you can take advantage of the fully equipped 75,000 square foot Recreation Center at no charge. Employees have free access to exercise equipment, pool, spa, raquetball, tennis and basketball courts. Family members may also join for a minimal fee. Stay fit, get fit and stay healthy!