benefits

On Wednesday, May 11, the Benefits & Wellbeing Office and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will co-sponsor a Wellness Wednesday workshop as a part of Inclusion Matters 2022. The Mental Health Awareness workshop will be facilitated live by ComPsych-EUAP from 1 – 2 p.m. (CT). The workshop will focus on removing the stigma associated with mental illness. The facilitators will educate employees on recognizing the signs and symptoms of distress to provide support to their fellow coworkers. Additionally,…

Open Enrollment has been closed and finalized, and 2022 elections can now be viewed in FermiWorks. To view your 2022 benefits, click on the Benefits icon from the FermiWorks home screen, under “View”, choose “Benefit Elections as of Date.” Enter 1/1/2022 and you will see your 2022 benefits. Keep in mind that the coverage begin dates in FermiWorks will go back to the date you originally started in the plan, or the most recent date there was a change in…

This year we continue to offer several different ways to help you and your family access benefits information, beginning with a virtual benefits and wellbeing fair kicking off 2022 open enrollment. Visit the benefits and wellbeing fair website to view the vendor recorded sessions and the vendor tools and resource page. Services login required. We strongly encourage you to attend one of the virtual open enrollment meetings and visit the open enrollment website to learn more about your benefit options….

On March 11, 2021, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by President Biden. ARPA allows employers to increase the annual limit on contributions to dependent care FSAs up to $10,500 for the 2021 plan year only. While it is optional, we have decided to adopt this change. If you are interested in making a change to your DCFSA election, please keep the following in mind: The election must be made prospectively, so you cannot…

 Make Every Moment Matter   Want simple strategies to de-stress your day?  Try something new: mindfulness. Our partner, eMindful, is holding a 30-minute webinar entitled Introduction to Mindfulness led by Jim Austin, eMindful expert teacher. Thursday, March 25th at 11:00 a.m. CST Wednesday, April 7th at 11:00 a.m. CST Mindfulness is about being attentive and open to what’s happening right now without judging it as good or bad, right or wrong, pleasant or unpleasant. During this session you will learn…

IRS 1095-C forms were sent via email on Monday, March 1, and Tuesday, March 2, to all full-time and part-time employees who were enrolled in their benefits program during 2020. Please check your junk folder for the email as it appears the communication was delivered to that folder.  The email came from the address “Online Form Retrieval” with the subject “IMPORTANT TAX DOCUMENT AVAILABLE” and contains a unique secure link for each employee as well as instructions to confirm identity….

Are you feeling uncertain about things, including your finances? Fidelity is here to help you, and help is only click or phone call away! Make your Fidelity one-on-one appointment by calling 1-800-642-7131 or by going online at https://getguidance.fidelity.com/Fermilab or NetBenefits. Final Fermilab Virtual Appointment Flyer Q121[3]

Open Enrollment 2021 will close on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m. Central time. 2020 elections carry over to 2021, except for the Flexible Spending Accounts and the Health Savings Account. These plans require enrollment each year, regardless of your prior year’s elections. If you are enrolled in the High Deductible Health Plan, you must enroll in the HSA in order to receive the employer HSA contribution. As a reminder, you must click “Submit” in order for any new elections…