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National Information Solutions Cooperative Benefits

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  • Apr 11, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Team Lead in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    NISC rewards it's employees who are regularly active by contributing additional funds towards their HSA.

  • Jun 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    The best thing about the benefits is that NISC pays for your health insurance, and other benefits cost very little out of your own pocket. To offset medical costs, NISC provides a HSA.

  • May 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Mandan, North Dakota

    Offer a full competitive benefit package that is affordable to the employee. Nice 401(k) match. Generous time off available with ability to carry over balances.

  • Sep 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Mandan, North Dakota

    HSA health plan where the opportunity is given to earn most of the deductible back via certain activities. Decent PTO plan. Pretty good retirement, 401k.

  • Aug 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    Great Medical Insurance; High Deductible Plan

  • Jun 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Specialist in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    Benefits at NISC are pretty competitive, matching with the industry standard, 401k exceeds the industry matching.

  • Apr 24, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    Overall, I would call NISC's benefits package "above average." It's not 100% fantastic but I think it's fair to employees without being extravagant, which doesn't fly in the co-op world anyway. The health insurance plan abruptly changed to HSA high-deductible in 2011, which upset MANY employees (including myself) as it greatly raised liability of cash-out-of-pocket if something bad happens. But I gather many companies have gone to that option so the fact that NISC makes a cash contribution to our HSAs every year, along with paying 100% of the insurance premium, does help. The company is generally pretty good about flexible work schedules, working from home, etc. but I'd definitely recommend mentioning those things up front if an offer is made. There is a decent gym on-site and an outdoor walking track. There has been a big emphasis on wellness in recent years with additional HSA $$ tied to points-earning through the Vitality program. This has been very positive and many employees have lost weight and gotten healthier because of it. I personally am grateful for the bonus we receive, which is tied to company performance as well as personal, though I understand it is skimpy compared to other employers. The PTO policy was changed this year and two additional holidays added. This has not affected me adversely but other employees, particularly those with small children, were not happy about it. I would investigate it thoroughly if that's of concern. As far as other leave, I received nothing but support when I had surgery and was out for two months on Short-Term Disability (provided by company). I was able to collect a full paycheck due to saved PTO and my boss was very accommodating about a gradual return to FT work. NISC is a very good place to work, as evidenced by the low turnover and number of employees with 20 or more years there. The benefits aren't perfect but definitely are acceptable.

  • Mar 29, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    A strong overall program, including a Health Savings Account the company contributes to each month.

  • Jun 04, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Specialist in Mandan, North Dakota

    Worst: They have United Healthcare as their provider Best: Excellent on the 401K, free health insurance for the whole family, affordable dental and vision for family - free for employee

  • Apr 23, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Associate in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    Vacation and sick days are incredibly generous compared to 90% of companies - even just starting out. Free life insurance, they will cover 100% of your health insurance (although I think you will pay a small amount per check if you need coverage for dependents; a trivial amount compared to my current job for example). They put money in your HSA monthly just for working there! And you can get extra HSA money by doing certain wellness activities (all of which I thought were fun/informative). 401K matching was very generous, begins after one year. Excellent free food from time to time.

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Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (10)
  • 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

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • CheckmarkEmployee Assistance Program (5)
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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