Employment Changes

You can add, change or remove benefit coverage outside of annual enrollment if these qualifying life events:

    • Loss or gain of coverage due to a change in your own employment status
    • Loss or gain of coverage due to a change in your spouse’s employment status
    • A change in working conditions (including changing between part‐time and full‐time or hourly and salary)

How To Make Changes To Your Benefits

  1. Review the benefits you can change by clicking on the appropriate link to the right. This will provide you the details of the benefits you may change and outlines the appropriate supporting documentation that will be required to make the Qualifying Life Event change.
  2. Notify your local HR contact or reach-out to Dory Reasoner, Senior Manager, Payroll and Benefits at doryreasoner@wireco.com or at (816) 270-4950.
  3. All requests AND Supporting documentation must be received within 30 days of the date of the event and will take affect the 1st of the month following the event.

Supporting Documents

When making mid year benefit changes due to Employment changes you are required to submit supporting documents to Human Resources prior to approval.

Examples of supporting documentation and actions (not all inclusive)

Action

Supporting Documentation Needed

Spouse has a new job and you want to drop the spouse and or yourself from our plansDocumentation showing the new coverage and effective dates for benefits being changed.
Spouse lost coverage due to change in employment statusDocumentation showing the last date of coverage and effective dates for benefits being lost.