Associates at United Stationers are offered a comprehensive benefits package. Our goal
is to select quality programs that will meet the needs of our associates and their
families. Since everyone has different needs and priorities, we offer a wide variety of
programs from which to choose.
Following is a brief summary of the benefit programs offered to eligible associates at
United Stationers. All benefits may not be available to all associates at all locations.
Health Care Coverage
United Stationers offers comprehensive Medical and Dental Benefits for all eligible
associates and their eligible dependents. Coverage begins after 30 days of
continuous employment. The
available plan options may include an HMO and PPO.
Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
Eligible associates may elect to designate a portion of their income to these
reimbursement accounts. These accounts allow participants to save dollars on qualified
medical and dependent child or elder care expenses by paying for them with pre-tax
Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment
The Company provides associates with life insurance, as well as accidental death and
dismemberment insurance, at no cost to the associate.
Dependent Life Insurance
Life insurance policies are provided to eligible spouses and
dependents of United Stationers' associates at no cost to the
401(k) Savings Plan
The United Stationers 401(k) Savings Plan's main features are:
- Eligibility after 30 days of employment.
- A variety of investment options ranging from conservative to aggressive mutual funds.
- Pre-tax contributions allowed up to 25% of eligible salary (subject to IRS limits).
- After-tax contributions allowed up to 10% of eligible salary (subject to IRS limits).
- Company matching on a portion of your contribution.
The company offers a tuition reimbursement program for eligible associates taking work-related courses.
Associates may purchase, at Company cost, any regular stock item
that the Company carries, provided the item is for their personal
use or for that of their immediate family. The associate is eligible
after 30 days of continuous service, and all purchases will be paid
for by automatic payroll deduction, or personal check as permitted
by state law
The Company provides time off for relaxation and recreation, based on length of service.
These days come in the form of holidays, vacation and/or personal days.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
United Stationers offers an EAP to its associates free of charge. Through this
confidential service, associates and their immediate family members can obtain professional
short-term counseling, referrals and/or reference materials to assist them with a wide
range of personal or family situations.