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Open Enrollment

Welcome to Open Enrollment 2018 - 2019

Open Enrollment Meeting

To view a video of the complete Open Enrollment Meeting that took place on May 17, 2018, click here.

Or to view the slide deck, please click here.

More questions? Human Resources is available to answer your questions.

  • Call-in Hours:
    • Friday, May 18, 2018 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
    • Monday, May 21, 2018 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm

To call-in, dial 413.588.5923 (Lynn Rulnick) or 413.588.5925 (Toula Scordilis)

Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review and change benefits. 

All process details, as well as plan descriptions and costs, can be found on the benefits pages below.

FY19 rate changes, due to agency or individual changes, will be effective July 1, 2018. ALL changes and elections must be done no later than May 25, 2018. Changes after this date will not be accepted.

Open Enrollment Highlights

  • 2018 CES Open Enrollment Guide
  • 70% employer contribution to health and dental insurance for all employees who work 28+ hours per week, regardless of years of service at CES. For employees currently at 75% employer contribution or who will be as of FY19, they will remain at 75%.
  • Health and Dental Insurance remain with Harvard Pilgrim and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • No rate change for Health Insurance premiums.
  • 3.8% increase in Dental Insurance premium.
  • 9% increase in Voluntary Vision Insurance premium.

Important Enrollment Information - Action Required!

  • Interested in a FSA this year? You must elect at this time to have one. Paper enrollment is required.
  • Interested in Vision coverage? Elect or make changes at this time.
  • To elect Voluntary Life Insurance or Short Term Disability - go to: To elect benefits for the first time, or to make changes, medical information is required.
  • Very Important MANDATORY Open Enrollment Action! You must add beneficiary information to ensure that all CES-sponsored benefits are distributed to the correct person(s). You will receive an email from Symetra with instructions.

BJ's Membership

Now is the time to renew your BJ's membership or become a member at the CES rate.

BJ's wholesale flyer

How to Enroll

Please complete the Membership Application and return it to Human Resources by fax: 413.584.8217 or email:

BJ's Wholesale Member Application

Temporary passes are available to employees who have submitted applications. Contact for details.

For more information, contact: 
413.586.4900 x5923 or x5925