Work/Life Benefits
This section covers work/life benefits that are available to eligible employees of the Company. Eligible employees are defined in the description of each program. These benefits include:
  • Adoption Expense Reimbursement Program: The program provides employees up to $2,000 for reimbursement of eligible expenses related to the adoption of children under the age of 18, including stepchildren.
  • Antiviral Program Plan: The plan protects the health of our employees by providing antiviral flu medication to employees in positions that are critical to our obligation to serve our customers and to ensure continuity of our operations.
  • Commuter Transit Program: Provides you with the opportunity to purchase transit passes and pay for certain parking expenses with pre-tax contributions.
  • Employee Discount: Pacific Gas and Electric Company offers its employees a 25% discount on Pacific Gas and Electric Company-supplied gas for an employee's primary residence (domestic use only). The discount for PG&E supplied electric service is 25% discount on the full Tier 1 rate plus 25% of the charges for all usage in excess of baseline calculated using the Tier 2 rate.
  • Legal/Financial Solutions (ValueOptions): Legal/Financial Solutions are available through the Company's Employee Assistance Program (EAP). If legal advice is needed, you can speak with a licensed attorney by telephone or in person. If financial advice is needed, you can speak with a certified financial advisor by telephone.
  • PG&E Children's Center: The Children's Center, located at 77 Beale Street in San Francisco, provides day care for children ranging from six weeks to five years of age.
  • Tuition Refund Program: The Tuition Refund Program allows you the opportunity to enroll in approved courses to support your educational goals. These approved courses are designed to assist you in performing your current duties in the most productive manner possible and to help enable you to assume new duties in the future.
  • Wellness Program: The Wellness Program is a broad-based collaborative corporate initiative which assists employees and their families to improve their health through education and programs designed to facilitate health and well-being.
  • Work/Life Program (ValueOptions): The Work/Life program, administered by ValueOptions (VO), provides information and assistance in locating quality child care or elder care services locally and nationwide. Additional Work/Life resources are available.