Learning Without Tears is committed to providing high-quality, competitive health benefits for eligible employees and their family. Many benefits, including health insurance, start the first day of the month following your start date.
Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage is offered through United Healthcare, which includes access to wellness resources, discounts, and a 24/7 nurse hotline. United Healthcare has a large network of in-network providers across all plans with simple online access to verify physicians, clinics, and hospitals in your area.
MEDICAL: Employees choose from three plan options, including a high deductible plan with access to a Health Savings Account (HSA). Preventative services are covered 100% through in-network providers.
DENTAL: Preventative services are covered 100% through in-network providers.
VISION: Exam(s), frames, contact lens, and more are available through in and out of network providers.
PROTECTION INSURANCES: We don't want you to stress about unlikely "what ifs". We provide life insurance and short and long term disability policies, at no cost to the employee. Supplemental short term disability and life insurance is also available for additional coverage.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA): Eligible employees have the option of enrolling in a flexible spending account program. This program allows employees to set aside pretax dollars to be used for dependent care services and medical expenses, such as co-pays, lab fees, and other out of pocket medical expenses.
Work Life Fit
PAID TIME OFF (PTO): We understand the importance of taking time away from work to rest and relax. During the first two years of service, eligible employees receive 14 days of PTO per year, starting from your date of hire. After your second year, this increases to 16 days per year, after five years, 19 days; after ten years, 22 days; after fifteen years, 25 days. PTO encompasses vacation, personal, and sick leave.
HOLIDAYS: Learning Without Tears recognizes eight paid holidays per year: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and a floating holiday on a day of your choice.
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING: To help employees balance work, life, and family, you have the flexibility of working more on certain days to balance working for part of another day for events such as doctors' visits, parent/child meeting, caring for a sick family member at home, or for personal recuperating.
FAMILY LEAVE: Employees are eligible for up to one week of paid family leave per year, to be paired with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or a Medical Leave of Absence (MLOA).
COMPENSATION: We offer competitive wages. We want our team to work hard and be rewarded in return. Salary may increase with annual performance reviews. In addition, employees are eligible for discretionary bonuses that are typically awarded each year.
401(K) PLAN: Eligible employees have the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) Plan. Employees may make an elective deferral up to 100% of compensation in any calendar year that does not exceed the annual dollar amount permitted by law. Learning Without Tears may also contribute 3% of your annual salary into the plan each year.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP): Employees have access to a confidential counseling service for personal issues that may arise. The program also provides access to legal consultation services, financial consultants, estate guidance, and professionals who can assist with elder care, education, adoption, and relocation referrals.
Community & Culture
CULTURE: We think you will agree with us that Learning Without Tears embodies the spirit of the best family-run businesses. Our goal is to keep relationships collegial, informal, and very productive. Our team is very close-knit and extremely focused on work and getting things done in a busy environment. We strive to have our interactions, both internal and external, be candid, responsible, and sincere. You will find that the pursuit of helping others drives how we work together.
SOCIAL: We offer weekly company lunches, frequent and informal Friday happy hours, deep fried turkeys at Thanksgiving, and company parties. In addition, Learning Without Tears employees enjoy complimentary tickets to local events, such as sporting events, concerts, musicals, and movie passes.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Employees may attend a company sponsored professional development workshop as an introduction to our product lines. Additionally, if you need training to do your job or to maintain a professional certification you can speak with your supervisor to help determine if your costs are eligible to be covered by Learning Without Tears.
CHARITABLE OPPORTUNITIES: We recognize the importance of being a good philanthropic leader by supporting charitable non-profit organizations. With the company’s charitable contributions program, Learning Without Tears makes monthly donations to organizations selected by their employees. Through this program, Learning Without Tears has been able to donate to multiple different charities, supporting various causes. Eligible employees may also take a paid day each year to donate their time to a cause or organization they are passionate about.
It is the policy of Learning Without Tears™ to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Learning Without Tears does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, and social and recreational programs.