Our Benefits

401(k) Retirement Plan

Employees participating in the company-sponsored 401(k) plan receive a 100% match of the first 5% of eligible compensation (after 1000 hours worked and 12 consecutive months of service).

Profit Sharing Plan

A portion of the company’s annual profits is placed into a profit sharing plan, and each regular full-time and regular part-time employee receives a share of that money. An employee’s share is based on length of service, not on salary or position.

Competitive Salaries

Salaries are monitored to be competitive with the local and national job markets. Employees may earn merit-based salary increases by exhibiting outstanding performance during the year.

Paid Time Off

Regular full-time and part-time employees accrue between 15 and 27 days of Personal Time Off annually.

Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are also eligible for the following paid holidays.

New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day

Regular full-time employees are eligible for up to five days of paid bereavement leave upon a death in the employee’s immediate family.

Regular full-time employees are eligible for up to one week of paid Jury Duty leave in a two-year period.

Health Care Coverage

Health care coverage is available for regular full-time employees and their dependents. The company pays a portion of the stated premium for the following coverage.

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Prescription Drug Coverage, Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Life insurance is provided for regular full-time employees at one and one-half times annual salary (maximum $200,000) under a Group Life Insurance Policy.

Disability Insurance

Short-term and long-term disability insurance is provided for regular full-time employees at 60% of the employee’s monthly earnings.

COBRA Participation

The federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provides employees and their qualified beneficiaries the opportunity to continue health insurance coverage under the company’s plan when qualifying events would normally result in a loss of eligibility.

Flexible Spending Account

Employees may set aside pre-tax money in a flexible spending account to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Employees may set aside pre-tax money in a dependent care assistance plan to pay for dependent care expenses.

Student Internship Program and Tuition Assistance

Part-time employees who are undergraduate students are paid an hourly wage and are eligible for tuition assistance for their undergraduate coursework, up to a maximum of $5000 per academic year.

Tuition Reimbursement

Regular full-time employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement for work-related coursework. Tuition expenses to accredited post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities will be reimbursed, up to a maximum of $5000 per year.

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible for reimbursement for attendance at work-related seminars, workshops, and classes that expand an employee’s job knowledge.

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Family and Medical Leave

Employees who have been employed for at least one year, and have worked at least 1250 hours during the past year, are eligible to take up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave for one or more of the following reasons.

  • The birth of the employee’s child
  • The placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care
  • To care for the employee’s spouse, child, or parent who has a serious health condition
  • A serious health condition rendering the employee unable to perform his or her job

The company will continue to provide health benefits to an employee on FMLA leave under the same terms and conditions applicable to actively working employees.

Healthy Lifestyle Reimbursement

Employees are eligible for reimbursement for membership fees, up to $30 per month, for participation in (but not limited to) the following programs.

  • Fitness club memberships
  • Yoga classes
  • Weight loss programs
  • Wellness programs
  • Smoking cessation programs

Work Environment

Employees enjoy a comfortable and respectful work environment.

  • Casual dress code
  • Fragrance-free and smoke-free work environment
  • Free on-site parking
  • Open-door policy
  • Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate
  • On-site access to wooded walking trails

ADA Compliant

Each building of the Erie, Pennsylvania, campus is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.

Larson Christmas Party and Bonus

Employees receive an annual Christmas bonus and are invited to the company Christmas party featuring games with prizes ranging from $25 to $1000.

Larson Lunch

A catered lunch is provided monthly for all employees.

Blood Donation

Employees may donate at the Community Blood Bank during working hours without taking Personal Time Off.

On-Site Defibrillator

Each building of the Erie, Pennsylvania, campus has a defibrillator. Employees may take advantage of periodic instruction on the use of a defibrillator.

Employment Non-Discrimination

The company adheres to the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and it follows the guidelines of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to provide basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Although determined to be substantially similar, this information may differ from the company’s current benefits policies due to recent changes and is only provided for the purpose of illustration. For a complete list and description of current policies, please consult Human Resources.