Becoming eligible: management associates
Getting your Walmart benefits

When do benefits start?

ASAP

ASAP 

Most plans start
on your date of hire.

Life_insurance

Life insurance
Optional life insurance
has different effective
dates for guaranteed and
additional coverage.

No_need_to_enroll

No need to enroll

Many other benefits are
available that you don’t need
to enroll for.

If you’re a management (salaried) associate, management trainee, California pharmacist, or full-time truck driver, you can enroll anytime between the date of your first paycheck and your 60th day of employment.
 

If you use tobacco and don’t agree to complete a program to quit, you’ll pay higher rates for medical, optional associate life insurance, spouse/partner life insurance, and critical illness insurance. For help quitting, check out our Quit Tobacco programs.

 

When can you enroll? When do your benefits start?

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Plan

When you can enroll

When benefits take effect

Medical

Vision

Dental (enrollment is for two full calendar years)

AD&D (accidental death and dismemberment)

Critical illness insurance

Accident insurance

Between the date of your first paycheck and the 60th day after your hire date Your date of hire

Company-paid life insurance

Business travel accident insurance

Resources for Living®
Short-term disability

Automatically enrolled on your date of hire Your date of hire

Optional associate life insurance

Optional dependent life insurance

Between the date of your first paycheck and the 60th day after your date of hire Your guaranteed issue amount becomes effective on your enrollment date, your eligibility date, or your date of hire, whichever is later. If you enroll for more than the guaranteed issue amount, your coverage will be effective upon approval by Prudential or on your benefits eligibility date, whichever is later

Long-term disability (LTD) plan

LTD enhanced plan

Truck driver LTD plan

Truck driver LTD enhanced plan

Between the date of your first paycheck and the 60th day after your date of hire Your date of hire

*Pharmacists who work in California and have the designation of “California pharmacist” in payroll systems are eligible for the benefits listed here for management associates. 

More resources

Need help?

Call People Services at 800-421-1362
See the 2020 Associate Benefits Book with 2021 Summary of Material Modifications for more information about your benefits and eligibility. This document will control in the event of any conflict.

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