Benefits


We offer the following comprehensive and competitive benefits to regular, full-time employees after the applicable waiting period (60 days for everything except the 401k, which is 90 days). These plans are designed to assist employees in planning for their future, gaining financial security, sustaining health and wellness, and achieving work-life balance:

  • Choice of Medical Plans:
    • Kaiser HMO – $50/month for employee only coverage
    • UnitedHealthcare HSA/PPO with Health Savings Account – $30/month for employee only coverage
    • Dependent coverage available
  • Choice of Dental Plans:
    • California Dental HMO – $7.50/month for employee only coverage
    • Principal Dental POS – $27.78/month for employee only coverage
    • Dependent coverage available
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan
    • Regular pre-tax and/or post-tax Roth contributions allowed
    • CWE matches 100% of first 3% of salary deferrals and 50% of the next 2% of salary deferrals
    • Company profit sharing contribution feature
    • Once enrolled, contributions can start, stop or change at any time
    • Rollovers from previous employers accepted
    • Loans available
  • Company-paid employee life insurance
    • $50,000 benefit (up to age 65)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment rider
    • Employee designated beneficiary
  • Supplemental employee-paid life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment available at group rates
    • Up to $300,000 for employees
    • Up to $100,000 or 50% of employee amount for spouse
    • $10,000 coverage for children
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
    • 90 day waiting period
    • Replaces up to 60% of monthly earnings
    • Extends through age 65 in the event of permanent disability
  • Paid Time Off
    • Time accrues based on hours worked
    • Accrual rate increases after five years of employment
    • Can be used for illness (employee or family member), vacation or personal time off
  • Paid Holidays:
    • New Year’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • July 4th
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
    • Pay dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
    • Maximum of $5,000 annually
  • Flexible Savings Account
    • Pay out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses with pre-tax dollars
    • Maximum of $2,600 annually
    • Up to $500/year can rollover to the next year
  • Health Savings Account when enrolled in UnitedHealthcare PPO/HSA medical plan
    • Pay out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses with pre-tax dollars
    • CWE matches employee contributions dollar for dollar
    • Private bank account owned by the employee
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Confidential professional counseling services available to employees and immediate family members
    • Up to three free in-person sessions per concern
    • Unlimited phone and online access to resources for emotional health and wellness
    • Help finding good child or elder care facilities
  • Wellness Program with participation incentives
    • Confidential program, no information shared with CWE
    • Online health and wellness resources
    • Telephonic health coaching available
    • Earn $100 incentive by completing required activities
  • Healthcare Concierge Service
    • Help finding a great doctor
    • Assistance understanding medical bills and insurance benefits
    • Save money on prescriptions and medical care by getting price comparisons before care

This is a basic overview of the benefit programs and does not provide all details of the plans and their eligibility requirements. Detailed information is provided to employees at eligibility and upon request.