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Compensation Plus

​A Summary of Benefits for Managers, Supervisors, Confidential, and Excluded Employees

CalHR sets the salaries and determines terms and conditions of employment (such as vacation and sick leave) and other benefits for excluded employees.

This information has been prepared to give you a brief overview of the many benefits and programs administered by CalHR for excluded employees. It is not intended to be the only resource to be used, but rather a general description of the benefits and programs available to excluded employees.

The collective bargaining process is fluid and changes may subsequently be agreed to which could alter this information.

Excluded Employee Wages

  • Bilingual Pay Differential
  • Night-Shift Differential
  • Out-of-Class Assignment Pay
  • Out-of-State Pay Differential
  • Out-of-State Relocation Pay
  • Special Salary Adjustment

Performance Bonus

  • Superior Accomplishment Award
  • Sustained Superior Accomplishment Award

Retirement Benefits

Savings Plus Program

  • 401(k) and 457(b)​ Deferred Compensation Plus
  • Part-time, Seasonal, and Temporary Retirement Program (PST)


To find information on the topics below, go to and navigate to the desired destination.

  • CalPERS Retirement (Miscellaneous Member)
  • Conversion of Sick Leave Credits Upon Retirement
  • Death Benefits
  • Disability Retirement
  • Health Benefits in Retirement
  • Partial Service Retirement
  • Patrol, Peace Officer/Firefighter, and Safety Member
  • Purchase of Retirement Service Credit
  • Retirement Benefit Limits Per Internal Revenue Code


  • January 1* (New Year’s Day)
  • Third Monday in January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Third Monday in February (President’s Birthday)
  • March 31 (Cesar Chavez Day)
  • Last Monday in May (Memorial Day)
  • July 4* (Independence Day)
  • First Monday in September (Labor Day)
  • November 11** (Veteran's Day)
  • Thanksgiving Day and Day After Thanksgiving
  • December 25* (Christmas Day)

Leave Benefits

  • Annual Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Leave Buy Back
  • Mentoring Leave
  • Personal Leave Program
  • Professional Development Days
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Accrual

Insurance Benefits

  • CalPERS Long-Term Care Program
  • Dental Benefit
  • COBRA Continuation Coverage
  • Consolidated Benefits (CoBen)
  • Domestic Partner Coverage
  • FlexElect Program
  • Group Legal Services Insurance
  • Health Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Premium Only Plan (POP)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance

Disability Benefits

  • Death Benefit for Industrial Injuries
  • Nonindustrial Disability Insurance (NDI)
  • NDI With Annual Leave
  • Permanent Disability for Industrial Injuries
  • Temporary Disability and Industrial Disability Leave
  • Workers' Compensation Benefits

Business and Travel Expenses

  • Moving and Relocation Expenses
  • Private Vehicle Use
  • Travel Expense Reimbursement

Reimbursement for Fees

  • Bar Fees
  • Professional Society Dues

Miscellaneous Programs

  • 25-Year Service and Retirement Award
  • Commute Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Suggestion Program
  • Pre-Tax Parking Reimbursement Account Program
  • ScholarShare
  • Special Act or Special Service Award
  • Wellness 
  Updated: 5/27/2016
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