1400 West Augusta Blvd, Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-7471
info@nush.org

Staff Resources

Payroll

Biweekly Payroll –Direct Deposits have up to 48hrs to
post to your acct. 10 month employees have 24
payrolls, 12 month employees have 26 payrolls.

Automated Data Processing (ADP)
https://workforcenow.adp.com

Health and Wellness

Medical Benefits – Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL

NUSA offers HMO Blue Advantage and PPO plans;
subject to employee contributions.

www.bcbsil.com

Dental Guardian Insurance

NUSA offers HMO and PPO dental plans; subject to
employee contributions.

www.guardiananytime.com

Group Term Life

GTL is 100% employer paid premium. NUSA provides
Basic Life Coverage for all full time employees 2x your
annual salary, to a maximum of $500,000.

Long Term Disability

LTD is 100% employer paid premium. Provides
benefits starting 91 days after you become disabled.
While disabled, your gross monthly benefit will be
66.67% of your salary, to a maximum of $10,000.

www.guardiananytime.com

Voluntary Life

Voluntary Life is 100% employee paid premium;
evidence of insurability is required.

www.guardiananytime.com

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

FSA pre-tax dollars for health expenses not covered by
insurance including laser eye surgery, chiropractic
sessions and health insurance deductibles. FSA
Medical maximum $2,500, FSA Dependent Care
maximum $5,000.

Discovery Benefits
www.discoverybenefits.com

Vision Benefits – Vision Service Providers

Vision is 100% employer paid premium. NUSA offers a
full feature plan.

www.guardiananytime.com

Employee Assistance Programs

Your personal guide to achieving a greater work-life
balance and overall health and well-being: Mental
Health, Personal Development, Parenting, Divorce,
Adoption, Relationships, Stress, Substance Abuse,
Nutrition and much more. Confidential assistance
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Guardian – EAP #1
www.IBHWorkLife.com

Fei – EAP #2
www.feieap.com

Financial Benefits

401K – Mutual of America

Employees may participate in the non- contributory
401k plan; once requirements are met employees will
receive up to 5% employer contribution

www.mutualofamerica.com

Chicago Teacher’s Pension Fund

Nusa contributes 7% of your biweekly compensation,
employee is required to contribute 2%. Effective Jan 1,
2017 employee is required to contribute 9% of
biweekly compensation (must have ISBE license).
These employees are exempt from social security tax.

Chicago Teachers Pension Fund
www.ctpf.org

Short Term Disability (STD)

STD is 100% employee paid premium. Provides
benefits starting 15 days after you become disabled.
This benefit may not exceed 60% of your weekly salary;
evidence of insurability is required.

www.guardiananytime.com

Critical Illness

100% employer paid premium. When you or your
dependents suffer a serious illness, this may
supplement your medical and disability income
insurance.

www.guardiananytime.com

Paid Maternity Leave

Northwestern Settlement provides up to fifteen (15)
weeks of Paid Maternity Leave to Eligible Employees.

www.guardiananytime.com

Teladoc

100% employer paid premium for all regular staff. Talk
to a doctor anytime FREE without a Dr. office copay!

www.teladoc.com
www.teladoc.com/mobile