I am a single employee and although my colleagues have had issues with the benefits, I have benefitted (no pun int.) by the high deductible plan because Chenega gives me $150 a month on my HSA plan. I’ve been able to use my HSA card for all of my medical expenses thus far because of this. So even though the upfront is expensive, you gather a lot of free money to cover those upfronts. I also get a LOT of PTO and I appreciate that so much I cannot even express it.
There are many options for benefits and the employee hand book explains them all. It is best to contact HR via email when you have questions because sometimes the onsite manager is unable to explain all of the options.
The best think about Chenega are the company dinners and 401K plan. The company will match you up to 3%. I have no complains about the benefits.
No perks or other benefits for contractors. This is normal.
No PTO for first year, low contribution to health insurance, outsourced health insurance
With Chenega, you're stuck choosing from an HSA or HRA plan. While they do contribute heavily to each, coverage under each plan still isn't great.
Insurance is too expensive for families, no tuition assistance or reimbursement, coverage is either really expensive or not enough.
No Vacation for 1 year, After 1 year you got 40 hours of vacation, then after you use up your vacation you have to wait another year. We did not get snow days or if the base closed we had to take leave without pay or vacation. Benefits were good for very basic things.
extremely weak health benefit. only thing free was 2 dental cleaning for family.
Buffet approach to benefits. If you'd like more coverage, you have to the option to elect more.
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