Fringe Benefits

The Fringe Benefits committee encompasses the following areas:

  • Workers' Comp
  • Unemployment
  • Health Insurance/Benelect
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Wellness

The employee benefits listed above comprise the CWRU Fringe Benefits rate calculation.


The Fringe Benefits Committee strives to serve as a conduit between the University community and the Staff Advisory Council by providing  a means for staff to express concerns, ideas and suggestions to the appropriate University body.


The committee exists to achieve the following objectives:

  • Suggests, comments and provides feedback on issues concerning fringe benefits for staff employees
  • Draft resolutions to be formally presented to University leadership outlining priority issues to be addressed and acted upon in a timely manner.
  • Promotes equality in the allocation of fringe benefits
  • Works to educate staff about their available fringe benefits