Employment & Benefits
This section provides an overview of many benefits available to faculty and staff. In the event of conflict between the overview provided in this handbook and the plan document or insurance plan, the plan document or insurance plan will govern. Complete descriptions are not possible in the handbook; employees should contact Human Resources for specific plan details. The Labor Agreement governs in the case of Union employees in all aspects of this section. Regular employees who have a schedule involving a (.46) FTE or above are eligible to participate in the College’s benefit programs.
Carleton College will comply with all applicable laws such as FMLA, federal, state, and any applicable regulations.
Federal Social Security
All employees are required to participate in the federal Social Security program. For this purpose, deductions from salary payments and contributions by the College are made according to the prescribed tax schedules. Federal Social Security benefits, including survivor's insurance, are in addition to those provided by the College through the retirement plan and group insurance coverage.