Human Resources New Hires and Newly Benefits Eligible Q & A
Q: I just got hired into a benefits-eligible position. How do I sign up for insurance?
A: You will receive an email from Human Resources after you have been entered into OEBB. All benefit selections are made in MyOEBB. Please review the Open Enrollment Guide for important information.
Q: Where can I find information about the plans available and premiums?
A: Please select your employee group for the information about the plans and premiums.
Go to www.mynwresd.org/benefits.html and select your employee category (eg. classified, licensed, administrator/confidential)
Q. How long do I have to complete the enrollment process?
A: You must complete the enrollment process through MyOEBB within 31 days of your start date in a benefits eligible position.
Q: I am a newly hired employee. When will my benefits start?
A. Benefits eligible employees who begin employment on or before the 15th of the month will be eligible for benefits on the 1st day on the following month.
- A hire date of September 6th will have a benefits effective date of October 1st
- A hire date of September 19th will have a benefits effective date of November 1st
Q: If I take the full 31 days to submit my forms, are my benefits delayed?
A: The effective date of you benefits will remain the same (see above to determine the effective date). Once you have entered you plan selections in MyOEBB, it will take time for you to receive your insurance cards from the carriers. If services are required prior to receiving your insurance cards, contact the insurance carrier for information on the options available.