We value the contributions of every employee. Without our team members, we would not be able to deliver long-term value to our customers. And just as we add value to our customers, we believe it’s important that our benefits package adds value
Medical – Employees have two Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND medical benefit options to choose from, a High Deductible plan paired with an HSA account and a PPO plan. If you live in California, you have a third option of a Kaiser HMO plan. These choices allow you to pick the medical benefit product that best fit your needs.
Dental – Employees have two Delta Dental insurance plans to choose from, a Core plan and a Buy-up plan. The plans have differing maximum benefit and orthodontia amounts available.
Vision – Employees have Vision insurance offered through VSP. As a VSP member, you would have access to a large network of vision providers that offer preferred pricing on services and hardware.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) – We offer the ability to save on taxes by opening a Flexible Spending Account. These tax-advantaged accounts let you pay for your out-of-pocket health and dependent care costs with tax-free dollars.
Health Savings Account (HSA) – You are able to open one of these individually owned accounts if you are enrolled in our High Deductible Health Plan. This account allows an employee to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical expenses. With an HSA, you can deposit money tax-free and it will grow tax-free!
Critical Illness – This type of coverage is not health insurance but pays a lump-sum benefit if an employee is diagnosed with a covered illness or condition (ex. cancer or heart attack). This coverage is available for you and your family.
Accident Insurance – This type of coverage is not health insurance but pays employees a benefit for specific injuries and events resulting from a covered accident. We offer High and Low plans and this coverage is available for you and your family.
Life Insurance and AD&D – The company recognizes the importance of Life Insurance protection so we provide a Basic Life and AD&D insurance policy to all full-time employees completely paid for by the company. If employee’s wish to purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves and their families, we offer additional coverage amounts to choose from.
Disability – Short and Long-Term disability coverage can provide financial protection for different periods of time. Short-Term Disability Insurance can be purchased by the employee to cover a disability lasting just a few weeks (ex. maternity or minor surgery). Unfortunately, some disabilities last longer, and if you are a full-time employee faced with this situation, the company provides a Long-Term Disability plan, paid 100% by the company. Long-Term Disability benefits could start if an employee has been disabled for 3 months or longer.
Sick Leave - Eligible employees will receive 40 hours of paid sick leave at the beginning of each calendar year.
Paid Time Off – Down Time is important, so the company provides a time-off policy for eligible employees. The PTO plan is based on the number of years an employee has worked as a full-time employee.
Paid Holidays – There are 7 paid holidays that are granted throughout the year to full-time employees.
Identity Protection Benefit – As an employee you are automatically enrolled in a free Identity repair service that will work with you if your identity becomes compromised. There are additional free Fraud Alert and Credit Monitoring services that you can also sign up for.
We are committed to developing activities and programs to promote a culture of wellness for our employees, with a focus on physical, emotional, social and financial wellbeing. We want to empower employees to be responsible for their wellbeing and fulfillment of their personal and professional goals.
HealthyBlue Rewards powered by WebMD – This is an online wellness center and rewards program that allows you to take an active role in your well-being. It can give you the tools for success, no matter where you are on the fitness scale. You can receive a personalized wellness plan and resources to execute and track your success. You can earn points that you turn into gift cards (up to $250 value/year) by participating in challenges and tracking progress towards fitness/activity goals. Also if you go to a participating gym, you can earn points for going 12+ days per month.
Employee Assistance Program – Personal Issues, planning for life events, or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health and family. The company provides an Employee Assistance Program to provide support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues free of charge for employees and their dependents.
Deere Employee Credit Union – As an employee of our company, you and your family members are eligible for the Deere Employee Credit Union membership. There you will find financial services such as checking and savings accounts, mortgages, insurance and much more.
Other services such as Funeral Planning, Travel Assistance, a partnership with Sanford Profile and many other employee discounts and resources are also available.
401(K) Plan– To help accumulate savings for retirement, we provide a retirement savings plan to all full-time employees 18 years and older who have worked for the company for 90 days. There are two different 401(K) options to choose from, Pre-tax 401(K) and Post-tax (Roth) 401(K).
To further help our employees save for retirement the company offers a match of up to 4%. We also utilize Auto-Enrollment and Auto-Increase so that something as important as saving for the future doesn’t slip an employee’s mind!
An employee also has many options when investing their money. From pre-assembled target date funds based on anticipated retirement date to individual stocks, bonds or stable-value funds or a combination of funds.