Open enrollment for life, long-term disability, accident and critical illness/cancer insurance

Open enrollment has begun for the voluntary benefits listed below. Required forms must be turned into LLCC Human Resources no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2017. Please read each section below carefully for more information on what you need to do.

Long-Term Disability Insurance: A personalized enrollment form has been sent to your home. If you are a current LTD plan participant, please note that you must complete the enrollment form if you wish to continue your coverage. If we do not receive your form, your coverage will end Dec. 31, 2017.

Life Insurance: During open enrollment, you have an opportunity to increase your life insurance coverage. A personalized enrollment form has been sent to your home. Your personalized form contains your current coverage information to assist in your decision making process.

Critical Illness/Cancer and Accident InsuranceTHIS YEAR ONLY — no approval process required. Requested coverage is approved automatically. Read information about critical illness and cancer coverage, accident coverage, an enrollment form and instructions for completing the enrollment form, if you wish to participate in one or both of these insurance benefits. Current plan participants are not required to complete the enrollment form if they wish to continue their coverage.

If you have any questions, please contact LLCC Human Resources at 786-2214.

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Employee assistance webinar on elder law basics

A webinar on elder law basics, which is available through our employee assistance program (EAP), will be held Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. Central (12 p.m. Eastern).

Elder Law Basics
presented by Jay Kearns, Esq.
Estate and long-term care planning are imperative to ensure a smooth transition into the later part of your life. We will discuss what elder law encompasses and how an elder law attorney can help you as you age. The discussion will focus on estate documents such as powers of attorney, healthcare directives, living wills, wills and trusts and we will discuss long-term care planning including the different programs and planning available to help with the costs of long-term care and protecting your assets for your loved ones. Join us and take an active role in planning your future.

Register for the session here.

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Unsolicited emails being sent to SURS members

SURS recently received notice that a company called Compass Investors, LLC has been sending email solicitations to SURS Self-Managed Plan (SMP) members through the following email addresses:

surssmp@compassinvestors.com
IL-SMP@compassinvestors.com

Please be advised that SURS does not do business with this company, SURS is not affiliated with this company and SURS does not recommend or endorse this company.

Read more in the announcement from SURS.

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SURS Board announces vacant positions

SURS will hold a board election during April 2018 to fill three expiring trustee positions. All SURS members are encouraged to consider running for a trustee position.

Elected trustees serve six-year terms. The SURS Board of Trustees meets quarterly, with additional committee meetings scheduled throughout the year. Trustees are also required to meet certain annual ethics, legislative and fiduciary training as well as complete eight hours of educational conferences on investments and public pension administration.

Active member candidates are nominated by petitions in writing, signed by no less than 400 participants. Annuitant candidates are also nominated by petitions in writing, signed by no less than 100 annuitants. All candidates must also complete an application. Candidate packets and petition forms are available from SURS. Candidates should contact Kelly Carson at kcarson@surs.org for information. Completed petitions will be due to SURS on Jan. 31, 2018.

All eligible SURS members will receive a ballot along with candidate information prior to April 2, 2018. Members will be able to vote by returning a paper ballot in a postage-paid envelope, by phone or online.

Read more in SURS 2018 Board of Trustees Election.

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Register for Wellness Screening and Flu Shot Clinic

LLCC will be offering an onsite Wellness Screening and Flu Shot Clinic next week on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the Trutter Center. This event is open to all LLCC benefit-eligible employees and their spouses. For those employees and their spouses who are enrolled in a LLCC health insurance plan, the wellness screening and flu shot is free! All benefit-eligible employees who participate in the wellness screening will receive a $50 Visa gift card – just for participating!

To register for the onsite wellness screening and/or flu shot, open the 2017 ONSITE Screening Guide for login/registration instructions.  Please note that there is a separate registration for the wellness screening and the flu shot.  If you would like to do both, please be sure to register for both.

Not available on Oct. 17? Register for a “Remote” screening using the 2017 Physician Screening Guide directions. The guide includes a form that you can take to your primary care physician to conduct the same bio-metric screening. If you have the physician conduct the screening and fax the results to CHCWellbeing by Oct. 31, benefit-eligible employees will also receive the $50 Visa gift card incentive for participating remotely!

If you have any questions, please Nicole Ralph at nicole.ralph@llcc.edu or 786-2342.

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