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April 17, 2020 – Halifax, Canada – Costco Wholesale warehouse store in the Bayers Lake retail park.

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Part-time workers at Costco are eligible for full benefit from the first day of the second month after 450 eligible hours of paid hours, with the exception of Hawaii, where part-time workers are eligible for full benefit after four weeks of service on the first day of the month they worked 20 hours or more per week. Employees who are not entitled to benefits include:

  • Seasonal or utility workers, except in Hawaii
  • Temporary or part-time workers, except in Hawaii
  • Temporary workers or interns, including with the exception of Hawaii
  • Employees participating in the Costco College Student Loyalty Program

The Costco health plan includes vision, dental, health, disability, life and accident insurance, among others. It also includes a prescription drug program.

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United Parcel Service (UPS)

Eligible UPS part-time employees can take part in TeamstersCare protection, which offers numerous benefits such as health insurance. To qualify, UPS part-time employees must work a minimum of 225 hours but no more than 400 hours during any three month eligibility determination period. Available part-time benefits include:

  • Medical care and hospitalization
  • Prescription drugs and pharmacy
  • Dental
  • vision
  • Listen
  • Behavioral health
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Weekly disability insurance, life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are not included in the UPS part-time employee benefit package.

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Whole Foods continues to offer health insurance to part-time workers, but it changed a lot in late 2019. As of 2020, part-time workers must work at least 30 hours per week to have access to health insurance. Before 2020, the cutoff was only 20 hours per week. This means that fewer full-time Whole Foods employees will have access to health services in the future.

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Portland, Oregon – February 8, 2019: The REI sign at the entrance of his Portland store. Recreational Equipment, Inc. is an American retail and outdoor recreational services company.

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REI employees who work an average of more than 20 hours per week qualify for the REI Flex plan. REI pays the majority of the cost of this health insurance plan for its employees and pays the full cost of employee life and disability insurance. Additional coverage such as orthodontics, visual aids, and long-term care are available for employees. Those who work less than 20 hours and do not qualify for the REI-Flex plan will be given guidance on how to navigate the external health insurance market.

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RIDGECREST, UNITED STATES – APRIL 13, 2014: Staples Office Superstore in Ridgecrest, California.

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Staples is one of the companies that offers its part-time workers a wide variety of benefits after 90 working days. Some of the coverage that Staples offers part-time workers include the following:

  • vision
  • Dental
  • Life
  • Dependent life
  • Accidental death
  • Short-term disability insurance

Part-time employees at Staples are also eligible to participate in the company’s 401 (k) plan.

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Starbucks

Starbucks offers its part-time employees a variety of benefits. To qualify, hourly workers must work at least 240 hours over a period of three consecutive months. After their qualification, part-time employees are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • vision
  • Life insurance
  • Occupational disability insurance
  • Vacation pay
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee care
  • Adoption assistance

The services are available on the first day of the second month after the qualification requirements have been met.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – May 10, 2011: Front facade and entrance to Lowe’s home improvement center in the Paseo del Norte shopping mall in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Lowe’s offers medical benefits to its part-time employees, but the health insurance plan does not cover hospital or surgical procedures. All regular full-time and part-time employees at Lowe’s are entitled to benefits including dental and visual insurance, life and disability insurance, paid time off, flexible spending and health savings accounts, a 401 (k) plan, educational assistance program, an employee assistance program, maternity and health insurance Parental leave, adoption assistance and more.

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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase defines its part-time workers as those who work at least 20 hours a week but less than 40 hours. JPMorgan Chase part-time employees are entitled to benefits on the first day of the month after completing 60 days of employment with the company. JPMorgan Chase’s medical plan includes automatic enrollment for the Prescription Drug Program and access to a medical reimbursement account.

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Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard has perks for its part-time workers, but they must work at least 30 hours a week, which is more than the 20 hours some other companies ask. Part-time employees are only eligible after six months of employment. Medical benefits include vision and dentures. Additional benefits the company offers include life and disability insurance, a 401 (k) plan, a 529 college savings plan, and additional benefits such as travel assistance, pet insurance, and legal advice.

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Etna

Aetna offers benefits to its part-time employees who work between 20 and 39 hours per week. Aetna offers benefits in six broad categories:

  • Physical health
  • Emotional health
  • Financial security
  • Social connectedness
  • purpose
  • Strengths of Character

Aetna’s range of services is extensive. In addition to the services most requested by employees such as medicine, dentistry, eyesight and 401 (k), Aetna also offers everything from life and occupational disability insurance to paid time off, a support program for employee training and various employee discounts.

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Sam Disalvo contributed to the reporting for this article.

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