If you are eligible for the City of Richmond CalPERS Health Program, you have 60 calendar days from your appointment date to request enrollment. Benefit enrollment will be initiated during a scheduled New Employee Onboarding in the Human Resources Department.
Below are other opportunities to enroll at a later date if you decline or cancel enrollment, or experience a qualifying life event.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION is a voluntary savings program that allows you to defer any amount, subject to annual limits, from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis. In addition, your contributions and their earnings, if any, can benefit from the power of tax-deferred compounding. What this means is that you don’t pay income taxes on your investments or earnings until you start to take withdrawals, usually in retirement.