Corporation is announcing a number of new and enhanced benefits which the
company has made available to its non-represented employees to support the
diverse and inclusive workforce at the company.
All new benefits
will be available in full by April 1, though most became available at the
beginning of 2019.
According to a
statement released on Thursday, the new and enhanced benefits for the
company’s non-represented workforce include the following:
Up to eight weeks paid time off for either parent following the birth of a
child, the birth of a child of a domestic partner or the placement of a
child for foster care or adoption. For birth mothers, this new parental
leave is in addition to the available short-term disability period of six or
eight weeks depending on the type of delivery.
coverage: Additional medical coverage for infertility treatments and
flexible spending account (FSA) match: The company will match employee
contributions up to 50 percent of the applicable IRS limit.
has been extended for up to 15 days for immediate family.
program allows employees to purchase a certain number of additional vacation
days to be used within the calendar year.
assistance: The company will reimburse up to $4,000 for eligible expenses
related to the adoption of a child.
coverage: The allowance of eligible domestic partners and eligible children
to receive coverage under U. S. Steel’s health and welfare programs.
continuation for work-related or military service fatalities: Healthcare
continuation for surviving eligible family members of employees who are
fatally injured at work or in the line of duty while on military leave.
reassignment procedure coverage: Additional medical coverage for treatments
and medications associated with gender reassignment.
reflect our commitment to fostering a culture of caring at U. S. Steel,
where every employee must feel supported,” said Barry Melnkovic, senior vice
president and chief human resources officer.
chief talent officer said, “Our most recent review revealed ways we could
take some new and forward-looking steps. These enhancements will not just
benefit our employees, but will put us on par with some of the most sought
after employers in business today.”
represented employees are determined based upon negotiated collective
bargaining agreements. An updated benefits package for represented employees
was agreed upon as part of the collective bargaining process completed last