OUR BENEFITS

Working for Techneeds

Comprehensive benefits package

What we offer to you

We value our employees’ contributions, and offering a comprehensive benefits package is one way we show that.

At Techneeds we strive to provide our team with a wide range of benefits that enhance both their lives and their work experience.

In appreciation of your dedicated service, we are pleased to offer a variety of affordable health plans. All temporary staffing employees that are working 30 hours or more per week and have completed their 30 day waiting period are eligible for coverage.  

We are currently offering the following types of insurance:

The MEC Plan

The MEC Plan through Breckpoint is a wellness program providing services such as annual wellness exams, immunizations, and STI screenings. This plan is under the AXA Open Access, which means you are able to go to your choice of providers without being limited by Network restrictions. With the MEC Plan you also have access to the Enhanced RX Program as well as an Acute Drug Formulary (a service that includes 95 Affordable Care Act drugs AND an additional 37 commonly prescribed medications at NO-COST, plus great discounts on all other medications), Virtual Urgent Care powered by MeMD, both available at no extra cost.  As an added benefit this year, the MEC Plan will also include Mental Health Tele-Therapy which gives you access to mental health care with 5 free visits a month!  

Please note that this plan is NOT minimum essential coverage for purposes of the individual health coverage requirements in Massachusetts.  

MEC Plan coverage details

 

Preferred Plan

The Preferred Plan through Breckpoint provides more covered services such as coverage for Specialist Visits, Ugent Care Visits, and certain Diagnostic Tests not covered under the MEC Plan. This plan is under the AXA Open Access, which means you are able to go to your choice of providers without being limited by Network restrictions. With the Preferred Plan you also have access to the Enhanced RX Program as well as an Acute Drug Formulary (a service that includes 95 Affordable Care Act drugs AND an additional 37 commonly prescribed medications at NO-COST, plus great discounts on all other medications) and Virtual Urgent Care powered by MeMD, both available at no extra cost.  As an added benefit this year, the Preferred Plan will also include Mental Health Tele-Therapy which gives you access to mental health care with 5 free visits a month! 

Please note that this plan is NOT minimum essential coverage for purposes of the individual health coverage requirements in Massachusetts.  

Preferred Plan coverage details

 

MVP (Minimum Value Plan)

Tech Needs offers full-time eligible employees a Minimum Value Plan that utilizes the AXA Open Access, which means you are able to go to your choice of providers without being limited by Network restrictions. This plan provides certain coverage after meeting a $7,600 deductible. Plan also provides major medical coverage.  
MVP Plan coverage details

For a detailed list of all our plans & weekly pricing, view our 2021 Enrollment Guide – Techneeds 2022 Enrollment Guide

 

Other Health Benefits

 

How to Enroll

Our Health Insurance Open Enrollment will run from December 1, 2021 to December 30, 2021 for coverage effective January 1, 2022. We are offering several different health plans for you to choose from. You can access the information on the health plans available to you in one of two ways:  

  • Contact our Human Resource Specialist, Jessica, and she will send you the plan information and necessary forms to fill out and return to her.
  • Call the Breckpoint enrollment center and one of their knowledgeable representatives will assist you. The representatives are available Monday through Friday 10:00am to 8:00pm EST at 1-844-300-6497. There is a Benefit Consultant available to you (multi-lingual) to explain your options and answer any questions you may have.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Jessica by email at healthcare@techneeds.com or by phone at 603-328-1248.

Tech Needs currently offers the Dental Pro Plan through Breckpoint. Receiving regular dental care is key to identifying minor problems before major issues develop. Your costs will be reduced by utilizing in-network doctors in the Aetna Dental Administrators Network.  

Dental Pro Plan details

The state of Massachusetts has enacted the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (MPFMLA) to give eligible Massachusetts workers temporary income replacement for certain life events such as a serious illness or injury, to care for an ill family member, for the birth of a child and for certain military considerations. TechNeeds is offering coverage to all our eligible Massachusetts workers effective January 1,2021. Any Massachusetts worker who meets the state of Massachusetts requirements for Paid Family and Medical Leave can apply for this coverage. Tech Needs has obtained Equitable Insurance Company (a Private Insurance company) to administer our medical and family leave claims due to MPFMLA. For additional information please go to our FAQ’s and look for Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave FAQ’s. 
 

The Equitable Insurance Plan 
 

  • As an employee working for TechNeeds in Massachusetts you are automatically enrolled in coverage under the Equitable Insurance Company. Equitable Insurance Plan Details
  • Tech Needs will be contributing 60%of the cost for the Medical Leave portion of this law beginning on January 1, 2021on all the wages paid to our Massachusetts workers.   
  • All our temporary employees working in the state of Massachusetts will be requiredto contribute a small percentage of the cost for the Medical and Family program from their weekly paychecks. 
  • This contribution will be beginning with your first paycheck on or after January 21, 2021.

We at Techneeds are here to make your life a little easier by offering Direct Deposit for your weekly paycheck. It’s a more convenient and secure way to be paid each week. The best part of all is that your funds are available to you immediately after they are deposited by your bank. Please check with your bank to see that your money is in your bank account before you start spending. We are not responsible for any overdraft fees that can occur. 

 

For more information on Direct Deposit, visit our FAQs.

Techneeds is pleased to be able to offer our employees Debit Pay Cards through U.S. Bank. These cards will be loaded each week with the employee’s net pay similar to depositing their pay into their bank account through Direct Deposit. Please visit the links below for more information on the features and benefits. 

 

Pay Card Frequently Asked Questions

 

Email and Text Alerts

 

Mobile App

Techneeds is always looking for good people. That’s where you come in! If you know someone who is looking for work, and they meet the qualifications for an existing open position, you may be awarded a bonus. The bonus can range from $50.00 to $500.00 (after all statutory federal and state income taxes) for most positions we have available. All qualified referred employees must be on assignment (actively on our payroll) for a minimum of 45 days. If you know someone who is looking for work, please see our “Refer a Friend” under the Job Seeker section of our website.