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MEA Benefits
MEA Summary of Benefits


Employee Benefit Terminology Defined


MEA Health Insurance

Employees contribute 2.5% of the premium for single coverage and 5% of the premium for family coverage.  


Health Insurance 

Option 1
Option 2
Deductible (Single/Family)
Out of Pocket Maximum
Office Visit Co-pay
Prescription Co-Pay
Monthly Premium Single/Family

MEA Dental Insurance

Employees contribute $1.00/month for family coverage but no contribution is required for single coverage.

$1,000 per year per person benefit 


MEA Group Term Life

 <5 years $10,000

>5 years 1x Annual Wage



90 day wait, 66 2/3 benefit

$5,000 max per month


MEA Supplemental Term Life Insurance

Additional 1x or 2x annual base pay at nominal fee based on age.  Spouse and dependent coverage is also available.



Medical and dependent care Flex Spending Plans are available.


MEA Deferred Comp Plan

457, 2.5% City match



MEA Longevity percent - based on years of service

Years of Service        Percentage

 5                                           1%

 9                                           2%

13                                          3%

17                                          4%

21                                          5%

25                                          6%


MEA Retirement



MEA Tuition Reimbursement

$2,400 per fiscal year (tuition, lab fees, books) 


Sick Leave Accrual Rate

1-day per month


Vacation Leave Annual Accrual Rates

Years of Service               Vacation Hours

 < 7                                           80

> 7 <12                                    120

 >12 <19                                  160

>19                                          200


Holiday Leave

11 paid holidays

For MEA positions other than Regular Full-Time please consult the contract for benefit levels.