Our Interstate Benefits
At Interstate Batteries, we believe healthy individuals tend to live happier, are more energetic, and lead more productive lives. That’s why we are committed to providing high-quality benefits to help you and your family live healthy. Interstate encourages all team members to take responsibility for their health. In conjunction with all the providers we partner with such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, VSP or TaxSaver, our goal is to provide you and your family with tools and resources to take charge of your health.
Once you become part of the Interstate team, you’ll have dozens of benefits at your fingertips. Our health coverage, 401k/profit sharing, vacation time and employee discounts are some of the best available. Our team members are our greatest assets.
Interstate's dental plan has a Plan Year Deductible of $50 individual/$150 per family. The Plan Year Maximum Benefit is $1,500 per member which includes the cost of your preventive cleanings.
VSP is the provider for Interstate’s vision plan. Under the vision plan, exams, lenses, frames and contact lenses are covered. VSP has a broad network of providers, however, you are allowed to use and in-network or out-of-network provider.
Interstate matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to 5% of your eligible wages. Every team member is fully vested in the company's 401(k) matching contributions from day one.
Interstate’s Health Savings Account provides ($500 for individual, $1,000 for family) into a health savings bank account for health care expenses that can be used for medical, dental, vision and prescriptions.
The traditional Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) provides fixed office co-pays and includes prescriptions.
We offer Flexible Spending Accounts for both medical and dependent care for full-time and part-time team members as well as a limited FSA for those who take part in the HSA medical plan.
Life and AD&D
Interstate cares about protecting the income for your family in the event that you should pass away while you are a team member with us. For full-time and part-time team members working 24 or more hours per week, the benefit coverage is $50,000 basic life and $50,000 AD&D coverage.
Disability insurance provides income protection in the event that you are not able to work because of a nonwork-related accident or illness. With disability insurance, partial replacement of lost income is paid to you.
Flexible Time Off
Interstate provides time off for vacation (accrues from first day of employment; starting at two weeks a year on the basis of their service time with the company), holidays, flexible work hours, summer flex program, sick leave, parental leave, and volunteer time.
At Interstate, we encourage our team members to bring their whole selves to work. As a family-owned company, we are proud to support our team members and their families in finding meaningful balance between work and home. The following family support benefits help our people live the lives they want to live.
Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
For team members welcoming new bundles of joy into their families, Interstate provides up to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave and 10 days of paid paternity leave.
Paid Adoptive Leave
For team members adopting a child, Interstate provides up to 12 weeks of paid leave to the parent serving as the primary caregiver and 10 days of paid leave to the secondary caregiver.
New Mom Support
Any new mom who chooses to breastfeed is provided break times and accommodations to express milk. Our Home Office has a newly-remodeled, dedicated Mother’s Room exclusively for this purpose.
Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage
Interstate partners with Bright Horizons to provide subsidized back-up child care and elder care, along with additional family support resources such as free access to SitterCity.com.
Certified Mother-Friendly Workplace
Interstate is proud to be certified as an official Mother-Friendly Worksite by the state of Texas’ Department of State Health Services. This designation is reserved for “employers who develop and maintain policies to proactively support employees in combining working and breastfeeding.”
We believe living well provides for a healthier and more productive lifestyle. Interstate's holistic approach to wellness focuses on providing our team members with tools and resources needed to take charge of their health.
To empower our team members to live their healthiest lives, Interstate offers a supplemental Live Well program. Team members can participate in a variety of activities and programs that benefit their physical, emotional, psychological and financial selves. By engaging in our Live Well program, team members can earn credit towards discounts on their annual insurance premiums.
Interstate provides free access to a fully equipped, onsite fitness center at our Home Office. Team members who work out regularly at an offsite location are eligible for reimbursements on gym memberships. Now that’s a step in the right direction!
Employee Assistance Program
Provided through Com Psych, Interstate offers a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program. Team members have 24/7 access to resources such as no-cost counseling, financial information and legal support.
Interstate Batteries University
At Interstate, personal development drives our success as individuals and teams. We're inspired by Courage — to learn, improve and boldly drive change that matters. Team members have access to Interstate Batteries University, our gateway to online resources and classroom learning sessions that help build skillsets and cultivate internal growth within the company.
Additional Wellness Support
Throughout the year, Interstate hosts multiple events and courses designed to support our team members in their wellness journeys. From Wellness Fairs to Weight Watchers courses to Financial Peace University, Interstate is committed to assisting our people live their healthiest lives.