1.15 Employee Benefits and Programs Policy

I. Regulation

Full-time employees are eligible to enroll or otherwise participate in the employee benefits and programs from the first day of full-time employment.

II. General Information

A. Information about the following benefits may be obtained from the Human Resources Department:

  1. Health and life insurance
  2. Dental insurance
  3. Vision insurance
  4. Disability insurance
  5. Worker's compensation
  6. Retirement plan
  7. Tax-deferred salary reduction plans
  8. Flexible spending account for medical and dependent care expenses

B. Tuition Exemption for Employees

Employees are encouraged to take advantage of the many courses available at Central Piedmont Community College for their professional and personal development. Information about these opportunities can be found in Tuition Exemption for Employees Procedures.

C. Parking

The College has designated parking areas to be used without cost by employees on a first-come, first-serve basis. Such lots are intended to accommodate the parking needs of employees. A detailed explanation of parking regulations is contained in the Policy 2.02 Parking.

D. Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP is designed to help employees who may need assistance in dealing with personal or job-related problems. Participation is voluntary, and strict confidentiality is enforced. A supervisor may refer employees, if necessary, for improvement in job performance or the workplace. Additional information may be obtained from the Human Resources Department.

E. Holidays

Full-time employees receive paid holidays each fiscal year which must be used in accordance with State Board of Community Colleges Code 1C SBCCC 200.94.

F. Additional Paid Leaves

Information regarding vacation, sick, Paid Parental Leave, Bereavement, and other paid time off may be found throughout these policies.

Related Procedures

Tuition Exemption for Employees Procedures


Policy approved by the Board of Trustees on May 5, 2004, effective July 1, 2004; May 2, 2018; May 6, 2020

Changes approved by Cabinet on February 14, 2006; March 17, 2009; July 18, 2011; March 19, 2015