Overview of Work/Life Programs
April 11, 2016
The SEC’s Back-Up Care benefit provides employees with access to quality back-up child, adult, and elder care when their regular care providers are unavailable.
On-Site Child Care
Located at SEC headquarters, The Harbor at Station Place is a vibrant, high-quality child development center that helps SEC employees, their families, and community families to balance their personal and professional lives. For more information, visit The Harbor at Station Place.
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential counseling service provided by experienced counselors to address financial, legal, and personal challenges. This service is available 24/7 to all SEC employees and their household members, as well as to interns.
WorkLife4You provides personalized resources and referrals, educational material, and interactive web tools to save employees time and money across a spectrum of everyday concerns.
WorkLife4You prescreens providers and generates customized referrals based on employees' specific needs. WorkLife4You also provides employees with discounts on hotels, car rentals, entertainment, and a host of other services.
Health and fitness programs play an important role in improving the physical and mental health, vitality, and job performance of the SEC workforce; therefore, employees have access to an on-site fitness facility where the fee can be paid through payroll deductions. There are also discounts to off-site fitness facilities no matter where your office is located.
Health and Wellness Unit
SEC employees have access to health units staffed by licensed professionals offering a full array of health services. A health unit is located in SEC headquarters for all employees in Washington, DC. Regional office employees have access to the same services at off-site health units near their duty station.
Long-Term Care Insurance Plan (LTCIP)
SEC Flex encompasses a range of alternative work schedule options that allow employees to establish flexible working hours to address their work-life needs, while also ensuring that the mission of the SEC is accomplished.
The SEC Telework program provides employees with the opportunity to work from home while performing their official duties. Among the many benefits of the SEC Telework program:
- Increasing work and personal life balance
- Improving morale and job satisfaction
- Reducing stress associated with commuting
- Enhancing emergency preparedness
- Enriching employee recruitment and retention
- Leveraging technology for greater efficiencies
SEC Flex encompasses a range of alternative work schedule options that allow employees to establish flexible working hours to address their work/life needs, while also ensuring that the mission of the SEC is accomplished.