Employee Info & Resources
Sick Leave Policy
Full-time employees are elgible for sick leave after six months of employment with Klaasmeyer. In the event employment is interrupted, an employee’s eligibility will begin upon the sixth month anniversary of the date of re-hire.
All qualified full-time employees shall receive ten (10) days of sick leave allocated on January 1st each year. Should an employee become qualified after January 1st of any given year to receive sick leave, the employee shall receive a prorated allocation of sick days for the remainder of the year. All sick leave expires on December 31st of a calendar year. Any sick leave not utilized within the calendar year it is earned is void and forfeited.
An employee is entitled to use sick leave when he or she:
a. is incapacitated from the performance of duties by physical or mental illness, or injury (so long as the injury is not work related);
b. would jeopardize the health of others by his or her presence on the job because of exposure to a communicable disease or inability to properly perform his or her normal job duties.
Paid sick leave will not be granted as vacation leave, and can only be used when the employee is unable to work because of illness or injury. Employees may utilize sick leave for verified personal illness. Verified personal illness means that the illness is documented by a physician providing treatment for the illness. If an employee fails to provide documentation from a physician of the illness, any time missed will be treated as an absence according to the policies of Company.
Sick leave is only available for personal illness and does not extend to family members. In the event that an employee is required to miss work due to a family illness, the employee may utilize vacation time, to the extent the employee has vacation time available.
Any time off, paid or unpaid, may qualify as “Family Medical Leave” (FMLA) or may be declared FMLA by Company. Any questions regarding FMLA should be directed to the Human Resources Department.
In instances where an employee has suffered injury compensable by Worker’s Compensation, sick leave cannot be utilized. The employee should instead follow the requirements set forth pursuant to the Worker’s Compensation policies and laws.
No payment for sick leave shall be made during the first six (6) months of employment.
Employees, who leave Company employment, are not entitled to be paid for accrued sick leave.
Employees are eligible for insurance on the first of the month following two months of employment. Insurance enrollment packets will be sent out to employees by certified mail prior to the first month of eligibility. Klaasmeyer Construction Company offers health, vision and dental insurance. Additionally, a small life insurance policy is provided along with health insurance enrollment.
401k Matching Eligibility
Klaasmeyer Construction Company has been committed to helping its employees by offering a great 401K plan.
Any employee over age 19 is eligible to participate in the plan after one year of active employment with a minimum of 1000 hours of service.
Klaasmeyer Construction Company currently makes a discretionary matching contribution based on eligible compensation you contribute to the plan. The discretionary match, subject to vesting requirements, is currently 100% of the first 2% and 50% on the next 4% of compensation an employee defers. In this way, an employee who elects to defer 6% of eligible earning will be eligible for a 4% employer discretionary matching contribution.
Aside from the generous employer match, the company now limits employees'plan expenses to the fund expenses for funds in which they choose to allocate their assets. Klaasmeyer Construction pays all recordkeeping fees and plan advisor fees associated with this plan.
After one full year of employment, employees are eligible for paid vacation.
One year of employment = One week of paid vacation
Two years of employment = Two weeks of paid vacation
Five years of employment = Three weeks of paid vacation