Active City employees may utilize the links and documents below for further information on their benefits. The City’s Human Resources Department is available to answer any questions pertaining to benefits. Benefits for the city unionized employees are negotiated as a part of labor contracts between the City of Woburn and the specific unionized groups. Other, non-unionized employees, receive benefits which are more completely covered by the city ordinances.
The City offers active employees health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. Employees can choose to enroll in the HMO or Indemnity plans. The City pays 75% of HMO premiums, employees pay 25%. The City pays 60% of Indemnity premiums, employees pay 40%. See below for rate sheets, enrollment form, and benefit plan information.
The City offers active employees dental insurance coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield. The plans offered are group plans and are 100% employee paid. See below for links to plan information, plan comparison, rate sheets and enrollment forms.
The City offers active employees vision insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. The plan offered is a group plan and Employees pay 100% of the premium under group rates. See below for links to plan information, rate sheets, and enrollment forms.
|Summary of Benefits for Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance||Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical and Dental Enrollment Form||Blue 2020 Vision Enrollment Form|
|Network Blue New England (HMO) Summary of Benefits FY2024||Blue Care Elect Preferred (PPO) Summary of Benefits FY2024||FY 2024 Active City Employee Rate Sheets|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Plan Comparison||Dental Blue Enhanced Value FY2024||Dental Blue Freedom FY2024|
|Insurance Opt-Out Policy||FY 2024 Insurance Opt-Out Form||HIRD Form|
The City offers active employees Life Insurance through Boston Mutual. Employees must enroll in the Basic Life Insurance plan to enroll in voluntary or optional plans. The Basic Life Insurance plan is as $5,000 policy, the City pays 50% of the Basic Life Insurance plan. Additionally, employees may purchase at group term rates additional optional life insurance policies and pay 100% of optional coverage.
The City offers employees voluntary benefits through Colonial Disability Insurance including Accident, Disability and Critical Illness, click here to view their offerings.
City employees are eligible to contribute to deferred compensation plans offered through SMART Plan. Employees can enroll and make changes to their contributions at any time, an open enrollment period is not required. Click here to schedule an appointment with the SMART Plan Retirement Advisor.
This provides emergency counseling and referral services for a number of problems and issues which employees sometimes face, including:
Click here for access to the EAP
NOTE: All employee premiums or contributions are deducted on a pre-tax basis from the employee’s weekly pay.