Health and Wellness
Medical: Earth Origins provides comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage to our full time associates. This coverage, in conjunction with our company sponsored wellness program, is key in helping our associates to adopt and live healthy lifestyles. Our medical coverage is offered through United Healthcare (UHC), which offers a nationwide network and is available at reasonable associate rates.
Dental: Earth Origins offers two comprehensive PPO dental plans allowing full-time associate and their eligible dependents to choose coverage based on their personal dental needs. Both plans are through Delta Dental and are offered at reasonable associate rates.
Vision: Vision Service Plan (VSP) Benefits are available on a voluntary basis for full time associates and their eligible dependents. Coverage includes benefits for eye exams, lenses, frames and contact lenses.
Healthcare Spending Accounts: Full time associates can take advantage of the tax savings available through the Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts. Use Pre-Tax dollars to pay for co-pays, coinsurance, and deductibles, certain over the counter items or day care expenses. With the convenience of the FSA debit card to pay at the point of service, saving is easy!
The Earth Origins 401(k) retirement savings plan is offered to all associates through Fidelity Investments. Whether your retirement is 40 years away, or on the horizon, it is important to take stock of your savings situation and take charge. Earth Origins provides a 401k plan with a generous matching contribution of $.50 on the every dollar you save up to 8%.
For Full time associates:
ü Life Insurance and AD&D: Planning for your family’s financial security in the event of your death, sickness or serious injury is one of the greatest gifts you can give your loved ones. That is why Earth Origins provides Basic Life and Accident Insurance for eligible associates – at no cost to you – plus the option of buying additional Supplemental Life and Accident for you and your family through payroll deductions.
ü Short Term Disability (STD) – Provides income replacement of up to 66 2/3% of your weekly base salary up to a maximum weekly payment of $1,200 for a maximum of 26 weeks.
ü Long Term Disability (LTD) – Provides income replacement of up to 60% of your monthly base salary up to a maximum of $10,000 per month until the earlier of you are no longer disabled or attain age 65.
Work Life Balance
Healthy Food Purchasing Program: Associates have access to our fresh, organic, natural and supplemental products at a 20% discount!
Wellness Portal: Every year, Earth Origins sponsors a Body and Mind Wellness Campaign. This has created a culture of wellness and fosters good health for you and your family. We bring health screening events to our locations across the country and to connect associates with health education tools via a customized portal.
Tuition Reimbursement – We provide financial assistance in the form of tuition reimbursement to full time associates continuing their education in undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs!
Company Events – Earth Origins has several company sponsored events throughout the year. These include company picnics, holiday parties and various other themed events where associates and their families can get to know each other.
Company volunteer opportunities – At Earth Origins, we have a “Helping Hands” Committee. This committee is allocated a budget with which to make charitable donations to worthy local nonprofits that fall within certain guidelines. They are also responsible for coordinating volunteer projects and events in which associates can participate!
Estate Guidance –We offer help with creating a simple legal will quickly and conveniently online, with the support of licensed attorneys. This service saves the time and expense it would take to create a will with a private attorney.
Travel Assistance – Emergency assistance is available to you, your spouse/domestic partner and your dependents 24 hours a day, seven days a week when traveling 100 miles or more from your primary home (national or international travel). We want to ensure that your travel is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
Corporate Giving: Philanthropic giving efforts are centered on the following:
- Hunger: improving access to nutritious food for at-risk communities
- Environment: supporting local preservation, conservation and restoration
- Agriculture: supporting organic local agriculture & organic farming practices
- Health & Wellness: participating in local events and races
Life scope- LifeScope, our EAP and Work-Family Benefit, provides you with free, confidential resources for evaluation, counseling, information, and referrals to help you solve work and personal issues. By law, all contacts with LifeScope are strictly confidential.
Associate Relief Fund – Serious illnesses or other emergency situations can occur in any family, making it difficult for a fellow Earth Origins family member to meet the financial needs of their family at home. The Associate Relief Fund to support those that are in need of short-term financial assistance. Associates can apply for a maximum of $1,000 in the event of a personal or family emergency.