Updates, How We Are Protecting Your UH Family, and How You Can Help 

Employee Benefits

401(k) Retirement Plan (Voluntary) – United Helpers will make a matching contribution equal to a discretionary percentage of your salary deductions. For 2017, the employer match was 10% up to the first 6% of the salary deferred.

Health Insurance (Voluntary) – A Traditional and a High Deductible Plan are offered for Single, 2 Person, or Family Coverage. Costs are based on the type of plan and awarded position. Dental and Vision included in all plans at no additional cost to the employee.

Group Term Life Insurance – Coverage is equal to one times your annual salary up to $75,000 for all eligible employees (Administrative paid at a different rate). Annual salary is based on assigned hours. Employees are eligible for coverage when they have a position of 20 hours or more.


Benefit Time

Vacation – Hourly employees will receive two work weeks after one year of continuous employment, three work weeks after five years and four weeks after ten years. Department Heads and Professional employees will receive two work weeks after one year, three work weeks after two years and four weeks after five years of continuous employment.

Personal – A total of up to five days per year granted to all eligible employees who have completed 90 days of employment. Holiday – All eligible employees will receive a holiday allowance up to a maximum of 8 hours for each of the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and 3 Floating Holidays of your choice.

Sick – Full-time employees will be eligible for sick time which will accrue at the rate of one-half day per calendar month. Part-time employees will accrue sick time on a prorated basis.

Additional Voluntary Benefits

Christmas Clubs
Ed-Med Federal Credit Union
Flexible Spending Account Plan
AFLAC Cancer Plan
Critical Illness Insurance
Additional Life Insurance including dependent coverage
1 st Unum Short Term Disability Coverage
Personal Insurance with Haylor, Freyer & Coon – Auto and/or Property
Food Co-Op
Shoes for Crews
Uniform Sales
Employee Clubs: Club 120 (RiverLedge), and REVCOM (Maplewood)


Additional Employee Benefits – No cost to employee

10% Discount at Basta’s Flower Shop
20% Discount on monthly plans at Verizon and AT&T
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for Employees and their Families
Education Reimbursement
Payroll Direct Deposit
Anniversary Years of Service $50 Certificate (every 5 years of service)
Recognition Luncheon Years of Service (begins at 10 years)
Use of Fitness Center at RiverLedge, Mosaic and Maplewood
Copays Waived for Physical Therapy and Behavioral Health Clinic services if you have UH Insurance
Wellness Initiatives
Employee Activity Team
Discount at Maplewood Suites Extended Stay Hotel in Liverpool, NY