Optima EAP: Two Sessions Tomorrow & Other Resources

Albemarle BeWellOften in the immediacy of traumatic events like we experienced over the weekend here in Charlottesville, many of us are struggling to regain a sense of normalcy. It’s not uncommon that the full impact of the event may strike us days or even weeks later. As we heal as a community, it’s important that we pay attention to the signs of stress in order to aid the recovery process.

We are offering two sessions of “Acknowledging Traumatic Events” on Friday, August 18, for employees. Continue reading

benefitsFOCUS: Open Enrollment period extended to Aug. 20

benefitsFOCUSWhat’s the BIG news?

Last weekend was a rough one for many of our colleagues, so we’re extending the Open Enrollment period until midnight on Sunday the 20th in order to give everyone a few more days to consider your options, review your information in the online system, enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for next year, and make any changes you wish to your current lineup of benefits. Continue reading

benefitsFOCUS: Open Enrollment info session TONIGHT and other ways you can get information and assistance

benefitsFOCUSWhat’s the BIG news?

It’s week 2 of Open Enrollment! Your benefits Open Enrollment period is only available through August 18th. If you’d like to attend a group information session, we have three remaining options:

  • Monday, August 7: COB McIntire, Lane Auditorium, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. TODAY!!!
  • Friday, August 11: COB 5th, Room A, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 14: COB 5th, Room A, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

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benefitsFOCUS: Your benefits Open Enrollment period is open NOW through August 18th! Learn the how/when/whys of Open Enrollment …

benefitsFOCUSWhat’s the BIG news?

Open Enrollment is available NOW through August 18th. Open Enrollment is the ONE time each year where you can enroll in or make any/all changes you wish to your current medical/dental plan elections, as well as enroll in a new Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for next year. Remember: you have to enroll annually in an FSA if you want to participate! Any changes you make during Open Enrollment will not go into effect until the start of the new plan year (September 1st for the FSA and October 1st for medical/dental). Continue reading

benefitsFOCUS: Benefits Open Enrollment begins tomorrow and group information sessions begin TODAY …

benefitsFOCUSWhat’s the BIG news?

Open Enrollment begins tomorrow! We’ll be sending you information throughout the Open Enrollment period (August 1st through August 18th), so be sure to keep an eye out for these communications.

How can I learn more about my options or get assistance during Open Enrollment?

1. Attend an Open Enrollment info session (great for asking questions and getting answers!): Continue reading

benefitsFOCUS: Get ready for your annual benefits Open Enrollment period (8/1 – 8/18)

benefitsFOCUSWhat’s the BIG news?

Your annual benefits Open Enrollment* period (August 1st through August 18th) begins SOON. Get ready for it by visiting the Open Enrollment info site. Even if you’re not planning on making any changes to your current lineup of benefits, be prepared for the new plan year by visiting the info site. Who knows? This could be the year where you explore new options or learn something you didn’t know about our plans and how to best use them! Continue reading

Open Enrollment Website Now Live!

Open Enrollment Banner

Get all of the information you need about Open Enrollment by visiting the Open Enrollment website—it’s live today!

Between August 1 and 18, all Albemarle County employees should access the Open Enrollment system to verify personal and benefits information, make changes to pre-tax medical and dental elections, and enroll in a flexible spending account (FSA/Beneplus).

WHY is it important to participate in Open Enrollment each year? The FAQs page has the answers you need »

Looking for Your Online Earnings Statement?

We noticed that many of you are searching past Compass articles for the link to your online earnings statements. To make things more convenient for you, we’ve placed an Albemarle e-Paystubs button on the Staff page of the division website. Just look for this button to log in to your Greenshades account:

e-Paystubs Login Button

Please direct questions and/or problems with your Greenshades account to albepayroll@albemarle.org.