NOTE: There are program differences for employees who work outside the U.S. The information listed below is for employees working in the United States.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows eligible employees to take unpaid leave, or to substitute paid leave for up to a total of 12 weeks in a 12 month period. FMLA leave is granted for the birth of a child, adoption or foster care of a child, to care for a family member (child, spouse or parent) with a serious health condition, or due to the employee's own serious health condition or qualifying exigency.
The money you contribute to a Reimbursement Account is exempt from federal taxes, and most state, and social security taxes. Several types of Reimbursement Accounts are available.
The Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Plan offers Employee Basic, Employee Supplemental, Spouse Supplemental, and Dependent Child Supplemental Life Insurance as well as Employee Basic, Employee Supplemental, and Spouse Supplemental AD&D Insurance.
The Long Term Disability Plan provides you with protection against complete loss of income during a long period of absence because of a disabling illness or injury.
The Severance Pay Plan is designed to assist employees whose earnings are unexpectedly canceled by layoff due to a reduction-in-force.
Employees who enroll their children at The Learning Experience receive a 10 percent discount on tuition, and waived fees for extended care.
Eligibility for certain benefit plans has been expanded to include domestic partners and children for whom you have legal guardianship. See Details
The Laboratory has certain programs available for visitors for medical insurance, medical evacuation and repatriation.
The Adoption Assistance Program provides financial assistance for certain expenses related to the adoption of a minor child.
Provides eligible employees with a period of paid time off for activities related to the care and well-being of their newborn or adopted child.
Eligible employees receive paid time off to bond with a new child, care for a family member with a serious health condition or assist a family member when someone is called to active military service.
The Travel Accident Insurance Plan provides 24-hour accident coverage while on authorized business travel.
The Tuition Assistance Program encourages and supports the continuing education and training of employees.
Employee Assistance Program
Brookhaven's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free confidential service (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) provided through Magellan Health Services. There's no cost to you and your eligible household members to use this program, which includes up to five free visits per family member per calendar year, per identified program.
Assistance for eligible employees to purchase a home on Long Island.
The Vacation Buy Plan allows you to purchase additional vacation time on a pre-tax basis and spread the cost of doing so over the calendar year.
Donate vacation time to an employee who has exhausted their sick leave and/or vacation time.
Donate vacation time to an employee who has been adversely affected by a major disaster declared by the President of the United States.
A tax-advantaged savings plan that encourages saving for future education costs. You select investments, assign a beneficiary, and determine how the money is used.