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The Times offers an array of comprehensive benefits. This chart highlights our available benefits and when a staffer becomes eligible to elect them.

Benefit
Full Timers
 
Health Plan (1)
First Day
 
Dental Plan (1)
First Day
 
Vision Insurance (1)
First Day
 
Basic Life Insurance
First Day
 
Supplemental Life Insurance
First Day
 
Short-term Disability
91st Day
 
Long-term Disability
91st Day
 
Flexible Spending Accounts
First Day
 
Tax-Deferred Savings (Individual contribution)
First Day
 
Vacation
Eligible after six
months of service
 
Holidays
First day – 7 paid holidays each year
 
 
Paid Leave Time (PLT)
First day – number depends on
when hired during year
 
Paid Bereavement Leave
First Day
 
Paid Jury Duty Leave
First Day
 
Paid Sick Leave
First Day
 
Staffer Outside Support (EAP) First Day  
Adoption Assistance
For adoptions finalized after 180th day of employment
 
 
 
 
 
     
     

(1) Must elect coverage within 31 days of eligibility date. Coverage is effective the date enrollment form is received in Human Resources.