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Employee Benefits and Workers Comp


The Clayton County Human Resources Department, Benefits Division is responsible for the employee insurance for full-time employees, retirees, vested employee and COBRA participants of Clayton County Government.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The County offers group medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance and long-term disability.  There are individual voluntary benefits available through Colonial, AFLAC and Legal Shield.   Detailed information about the group and voluntary benefits offered and the enrollment forms can be found on our benefits website at www.claytonbenefits.com.  To speak to someone in the Benefits Office, you may call 770-477-3590.

Full-time employees are required to complete their insurance enrollment forms within two weeks of their full-time employment date.   Mid-year changes are permitted within limited provisions as outline in the plan document. 

SPOUSAL SURCHARGE – If you have enrolled your spouse in one of the County Sponsored Medical plans, the Spousal Surcharge form must be completed.  Failure to complete and submit this form will result in the monthly surcharge of $50.   The form can be found on our benefits website at www.claytonbenefits.com.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION (Self-Funded) - This protection is provided to all county personnel in the event of injury/illness caused or contributed to during the course of their employment. If injured at work it is imperative that you report the injury immediately to your Supervisor whether or not you believe medical attention is required. If medical attention is needed, you must choose a physician from the Panel of Physicians (Official Notice) list.  Employees are not permitted to utilize their own physician. In the event of a life-threatening emergency, care may be sought from the nearest medical facility. The department may want to refer to the Workers' Compensation After Hours Instructions. Use Form C to certify coverage to the panel doctor for the injured workers' first visit. Form B is used to show the number of hours missed and contains the payroll codes Departments should use when an injured employee has lost time due to a Workers' Comp injury.

Clayton County Official Code Sec. 70-3. Workers' Compensation (pdf)

Supervisor's Investigative Report (pdf) - This form is to be completed by the Supervisor on all employee's that have a job work related illness or injury. If it appears the employee will not require outside medical attention and no lost time from work, this form should be completed in lieu of the First Aid Report.

Workers' Compensation Bill of Rights for the Injured Worker (pdf)

Workers' Compensation Official Notice (Panel of Physicians (pdf)  Additional doctors may be added on a separate sheet.

GEORGIA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (G.A.S.)
1775 Spectrum Drive, Suite 100, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
PHONE: (770) 963-7732 / FAX: (770) 963-5813

If additional information is needed concerning your rights to Workers' Comp benefits, please contact Clayton County Employee Benefits & Workers Compensation at (770) 477-3590. The State Board of Workers' Compensation is also available to answer general workers' compensation questions.

State Board of Workers' Compensation
270 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-1299
(404) 656-3818 or 1 (800) 533-0682
http://sbwc.georgia.gov


 

Interim Director: Detrick Stanford
120 Smith Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Phone: (770) 477-3239
Job Line: (770) 473-5800

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