City Employee Information

City Employee Info

 

City Employee Benefits Summary
The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees.  Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below.  Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:

Medical
Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (90) days of employment.

Dental
Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment.

Vision
Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment.  

Life Insurance
Optional group insurance available to employee and their family.  The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance.  Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent.  

Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan)
The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement.

VACATION and LEAVE

Holidays
 New Year’s Day
 Martin Luther King’s Birthday
 Good Friday
 Memorial Day
 Independence Day
 Labor Day
 Veterans Day
 Thanksgiving Day
 Day after Thanksgiving
 Christmas Eve
 Christmas Day
 New Year’s Eve

Sick Leave
City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked.  Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year.  You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours.

Other Leave Policies
The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave,

 

City Employee Retirement System

RSCD.org

 

Healthcarriers

Medical Plans
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Community Blue PPO 1-877-354-2583 www.bcbsm.com
BCBSM 24-hour Nurse Line 1-800-775-2583 www.bcbsm.com
Health Alliance Plan (HAP) 1-313-872-8100
1-800-422-4641
www.hap.org
PCP Focus (Blue Care Network) 1-800-662-6667 www.bcbsm.com
Pharmacy
CVS Caremark 1-855-467-8417 www.caremark.com
Dental Plans
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Traditional Plus 1-800-826-8152 www.bcbsm.com/bluedental
Dencap Dental Plans 1-313-972-1400  www.dencap.net
Golden Dental Plans 1-800-451-5918  www.goldendentalplans.com
Flexible Spending Account Administrator
Navia Benefit Solutions 1-800-669-3539 www.naviabenefits.com
Vision Plans
Heritage Vision Plans 1-800-252-2053 www.heritagevisionplans.com
     

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Effective January 1, 2018, you will no longer need to provide full-time student verification or tax transcripts for dependents over 19 years of age. Dependents are eligible for coverage up to 26 years of age.

BCBSM COMMUNITY BLUE (PPO)  Total Monthly Premium   City Pays Monthly   Employee Pays Monthly   Employee Bi-Weekly  Employee Weekly 
SINGLE $472.00 $377.60 $94.40 $43.57 $21.78
2 PERSON $991.21 $792.97 $198.24 $91.50 $45.75
FAMILY $1321.61 $1057.29 $264.32 $121.99 $61.00
HEALTH ALLIANCE PLAN (HMO) Total Monthly Premium City Pays Monthly  Employee Pays Monthly  Employee Bi-Weekly Employee Weekly 
SINGLE $560.92 $448.74 $112.18 $51.78 $25.89
2-PERSON $1,177.92 $942.34 $235.58 $108.73 $54.37
FAMILY $1,570.56 $1,256.45 $314.11 $144.97 $72.49
BCN PCP FOCUS (HMO) Total Monthly Premium  City Pays Monthly  Employee Pays Monthly  Employee Bi-Weekly Employee Weekly 
SINGLE $364.46 $351.13 $13.33 $6.15 $3.08
2-PERSON $874.71 $846.72 $27.99 $12.92 $6.46
FAMILY $1,093.39 $1,056.07 $37.32 $17.22 $8.61

 

DENTAL Single, 2-Person Or Family  Total Monthly Premium  City Pays Monthly Employee Pays Monthly  Employee Bi-Weekly Employee Weekly 
BCBSM DENTAL $53.73 $43.08 $10.77 $4.97 $2.49
DENCAP DENTAL $35.87 $28.70 $7.17 $3.31 $1.66
GOLDEN DENTAL $39.00 $31.20 $7.80 $3.60 $1.80
HERITAGE VISION Single, 2-Person Or Family  Total Monthly Premium      City Pays Monthly  Employee Pays Monthly   Employee Bi-Weekly Employee Weekly 
BASIC $5.55 $4.44 $1.11 $0.51 $0.26
ENHANCED $8.82 $4.44 $4.38 $2.02 $1.01
 PREMIER $12.48 $4.44 $8.04 $3.71 $1.86

 

Note: Dependents may obtain coverage through age 26 on medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans

 

 

 

 

 On Behalf of the City of Detroit, we would like to express our condolences on your loss. This information will provide you with the benefits that are provided to Police/Fire employees upon death in the line of duty. Each section has the necessary documents you will need to submit a claim for benefits you may be entitled. Review the eligibility in each section to determine your entitlement or contact the responsible entity provided.

Line of Duty

Any actions which the Police Officer or Fire Fighter primary function is to control crime, reduction of crime and to enforce laws or the suppression of fires. This would include social, ceremonial or athletic functions to which the Police Officer or Fire Fighter is assigned.

Survivor

Primary family members of the injured or deceased officer; including spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, siblings, finance and/or significant others.

Beneficiary

Persons designated by the officer as recipients of specific death benefits.

Spouse and dependents are eligible to continue the city's health insurance on the same terms and conditions as active bargaining unit members. Contact Benefits Express to begin your enrollment. You may visit the Benefits Administration Office if you need further assistance.

Survivor benefits may be available to sworn Police and Fire employees who were active at the time of death. Contact Risk Management at (313) 224-2282 to inquire about this benefit. 

Many employees may invest monies into a third party deferred compensation plan such as: Mass Mutual, Vanguard, AXA/Equitable and Voya. Contact Matt Groulx via phone or email to inquire about the employee participation.
(313) 224-9226
[email protected]