You will find important information about your health and wellness benefits, and the tools you need to make decisions for you and your covered family members. Be sure to contact your department's benefits representative if you have questions.
- Paid Parental Leave:
The City of Seattle is pleased to announce that effective May 17, 2015, eligible City employees may receive up to four weeks (160 hours) paid leave to bond with their new child. To be eligible, an employee must have worked for the City of Seattle for at least six months and have experienced a qualifying event. The leave must be taken within 12 months of the child's birth or placement for adoption or foster care.
Dependent Eligibility Verification Process:
Employees who add dependents to City benefits as a new employee, during Open Enrollment, or because of a life event (marriage, formation of a domestic partnership, or a child through birth, adoption, legal guardianship or a Qualified Medical Child Support Order) will be contacted by Aon Hewitt requesting documentation to keep dependents on City health care plans. Visit the City's Dependent Eligibility Verification web page for more information.
June Wellness Newsletter:
Find City wellness and benefits programs and events, and an article on the 4 Rs of restoring health. Share the newsletter with family members by forwarding it to your personal email address.
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If there is any discrepancy between the information contained on this site and insurance contracts, other legal documents or the terms of an authorized collective bargaining agreement, the contracts, legal documents and applicable collective bargaining agreements will govern