Brickner Kelly & Associates

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Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Q: How often will I get paid?
A: BKA pays on the 15th and last day of every month. If either falls on the weekend, we pay the Friday before. Checks arrive via Direct Deposit.

Q: What Government Holidays does BKA observe?
A: We follow the OPM Website:
1. New Year's Day
2. Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.FAQ
3. Washington's Birthday
4. Memorial Day
5. Independence Day
6. Labor Day
7. Columbus Day
8. Veterans Day
9. Thanksgiving Day
10. Christmas Day

Q: What can I utilize the Tuition Assistance Program for at BKA?
A: You can use it to purchase a textbook or to obtain your PhD, or anything in between. We do not force you to take advantage of the policy but it's there if you choose to do so.

Q: Do I have to accrue my PTO at BKA?
A: No, it is given to you on day one.

Q: What provider does BKA use for health, vision and dental insurance?
A: Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Q: How soon after employment do I gain health and vision insurance coverge?
A: Immediately

Q: How soon after employment do I gain dental insurance coverage?
A: The first of the month following employment. Ex: If you're hired March 15th you'll gain coverage April 1st.

Q: How soon after employment am I eligible to contribute to the 401(k) Plan?
A: The first day of the quarter following employment. Quarters are as follows: 1/1, 4/1, 7/1, and 10/1. Ex: If you're hired March 15th you're eligible 4/1.

Q: After I make my first contribution to the 401(k) Plan and BKA matches the first 6%, how soon am I vested?
A: Immediately. BKA does not have a tier or cliff vesting requirement.

Q: Do we hire on a 1099 basis?
No, we currently aren't entering into 1099 relationships on contract at this time.

*Please see our BKA Personnel Policies Manual for more information. A copy can be found under the BKA Benefits page.*