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Kansas City Star Benefits

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  • Nov 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative in Kansas City, Missouri

    Health/Dental/Vision insurance is average still spend thousands out of pocket for services. No retirement program. The 401K match is only 3 % of employee contribution. Outside of vacation/sick time there really isn't anything else unless you are in upper management.

  • Sep 04, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    The cost of the health insurance quadruples to add a spouse instead of doubling. Health care is through Aetna. Even the high deductible plan is expensive. While it didn't require referrals for specialists, I was constantly avoiding going to the doctor to avoid the costs, which isn't good health care. I couldn't imagine working here and having a kid. You had to use up your vacation and sick days before FMLA. No paternity leave. Although it's a media company and there's this thing called the internet, the bosses are not good about work from home flexibility even though you're expected to be on call 24/7.

  • Apr 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    The 401k match is back. It's not great.

  • Nov 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Account Executive in Kansas City, Missouri

    No 401 Matching or HSA Matching

  • Nov 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Press Operator in Kansas City, Missouri

    As with most benefits packages, the cost of health insurance is high depending upon your selections and family needs. There is a 401k retirement plan available for employees meeting eligibility requirements. Generally the benefits are comparable to other companies from my experience in this area.

  • Aug 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

    The best thing about the benefits package is the FULL package, health, dental, vision, 401K.

  • Nov 27, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    Part-time employees aren't eligible for benefits.

  • Sep 06, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Account Executive in Kansas City, Missouri

    10sick days, 2 weeks PTO, 8 paid holidays, gas and phone stipend,

  • Feb 03, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    They cut corners everywhere they can. It shows in how they do not take care of their employees.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (7)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (7)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • CheckmarkEmployee Discount (3)
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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