Strategies to help us adapt to the next step of our collective pandemic journey
Benefits Preference Survey offers employee insights
Electronic learning courses now open to Sandia
Adaptability in the year of COVID-19 earns Sandia a 100 Healthiest Employers award
Open Enrollment is happening now. This is the annual opportunity for employees and retirees to review and update benefit elections, including medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, changes to covered dependents, vacation buy and more.
Sandia electrical engineer Harry Cincotta earned a special appointment to Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff this year. His Sandia career began 34 years ago, when he was hired as a custodian. He worked his way up from there to his current role, where he has been serving NNSA’s accident response team for the past decade.
With school closures and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sandia parents are finding ways to meet their work commitments while balancing the unique needs of their family schedules, including taking advantage of Sandia resources, receiving management support and finding outside networks.
While the world awaits an effective vaccine for COVID-19, Sandia is encouraging employees to get another vaccine that is available now: the 2020 flu vaccine. Off-site vaccines currently are available at places like Walgreens and CVS and are covered by Sandia’s health plan. And, employees can earn 500 Virgin Pulse Points for getting the vaccine.
The Integrated Security Solutions division held a town hall on Aug. 11 for parents who are balancing work and childcare responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event covered several topics affecting working parents, including schedule flexibility, the vacation donation program, expanded open enrollment options and support for caregivers.