Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

19-1-1 Retirement Insurance

Health insurance benefits shall be offered to any county employee retiring on or after Marcy 1, 2011 through a Retiree Health Insurance Program as follows:

(A) Definitions.  For purposes of this Chapter, the following terms shall be given these definitions:

County means the County of Union, Illinois, a body politic and corporate.

Eligible County Entity means the following County agencies, departments and offices: Union County Clerk’s Office, Union County Circuit Clerk’s Office, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Union County State’s Attorney’s Office, Union County Treasurer’s Office, Union County Emergency Telephone System, Union County Highway Department, Union County Ambulance Service and Union County Supervisor of Assessments Office; Eligible County Entity means the following elected offices: County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Sheriff, State’s Attorney and Treasurer.

Employee:  Any person employed by an Eligible County Entity as a full-time employee; provided such full-time status shall be determined in accordance with any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employment contract and/or state and federal labor law.

IMRF Participant means a Participant covered by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund regular plan and includes elected county officials participating in an ECO plan.

Participant means a Participant in the Retiree Health Insurance Program.

Participant Benefit means any payment or credit provided to a Participant by the County pursuant to the Retiree Health Insurance Program where such payment or credit is to be applied to the cost of the Participant’s monthly health insurance premium.

Participant Portion means the dollar amount equal to a Participant’s total monthly health insurance premium cost minus any Participant Benefit.

SLEP Employee means an Employee covered by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Personnel plan and includes the Sheriff.

SLEP Participant means a Participant covered by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Personnel plan.

Retiree Health Insurance Program means the program established pursuant to this resolution. 

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