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Employee Information

As an employee of Bear, did you know you were working for one of the fastest growing staffing firms in the area? It is you, our temporary associates that make that possible. We would like to thank you for your dedication and hard work. Because you are such an important part of our business, we want to do our best to take care of you while you are working through us at one of our clients. That is why we offer the following bonuses and benefits.

Employee Application Packet

Please contact us for completion of the Employee Application Packet.

Staffing Associate of the Month

Bear Staffing would like to recognize outstanding employees who show exemplary individual achievement. These are the employees who are proud to be Bear Staffing employees and represent us best to our clients. It is important to acknowledge those whose efforts have inspired and supported the success of Bear Staffing.
Employees nominated will be recognized by the company and will receive a $100 gift card. The EOM will be selected on the last day of the month.

Holiday Pay

If you work 456 hours in the 12 week period immediately preceding the holiday, and you work the first scheduled day prior to and after the holiday you will receive 8 hours of regular time pay. Bear pays for the following holidays.
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Vacation Pay

If you work 1500 hours in a calendar year you are eligible for to receive a vacation bonus. This bonus equals your average rate of pay over the last year. You must check with your supervisor at the client site, and get their permission if you want to take time off. You must also notify your bear representative.

401K

Did you know that you are eligible for the 401K from the day you start work at Bear. Open enrollment is every January 1 and July 1. You can only enroll those two times.

Credit Union Membership

All employees of Bear Staffing are eligible to become members of Andrew’s Federal Credit Union. This is the same credit union that serves the United States Air Force at Andrew’s Air Force Base. Members of the credit union may qualify for pay day loans, low interest loans as well as standard checking and savings accounts.

Medical Plan

Employees of Bear Staffing are eligible for several different variations of group medical plans. If you have been with Bear more than 90 consecutive days, contact Gary Johnson at 866-580-2327, ext. 102 to get details.

Company Referral Bonus

If you give us a lead of someone who is using staffing, or if you can connect us with someone you know who utilizes temporary staffing agencies, we will pay up to a $500 referral depending on the volume of the account.

Worker's Compensation

While you are on the job, you are covered by Bear’s Worker’s Compensation Insurance. IF YOU ARE INJURED ON THE JOB, AND THE INJURY IS NOT NOW, NOR GOING TO BE LIFE THREATENING, YOU MUST GO TO ONE OF THE PROVIDERS DESIGNATED BY BEAR STAFFING. YOU ALSO MUST REPORT YOUR INJURY TO YOUR SUPERVISOR AT THE CLIENT AN YOUR BEAR REPRESENTATIVE IMMEDIATELY.
We will arrange for you to go to a clinic that is close to you. IF YOU HAVE ANY TYPE OF INJURY THAT MIGHT IMPAIR YOUR ABILITY TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE DO NOT DRIVE. EITHER SOMEONE AT THE CLIENT WILL TRANSPORT YOU OR A BEAR REPRESENTATIVE WILL PICK YOU UP AND TAKE YOU TO THE CLINIC. IF YOUR INJURY IS LIFE THREATENING OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE, GET SOMEONE TO TAKE YOU TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM OR IN CASES OF EXTREME EMERGENCY HAVE SOMEONE CALL AN AMBULANCE.
WORKER’S COMPENSATION FRAUD IS A NATIONWIDE PROBLEM. IF YOU HURT YOURSELF OFF THE JOB AND THEN CLAIM THAT IT HAPPENED AT WORK, OR IF YOU ENGAGE IN ANY OTHER FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY, BEAR STAFFING WILL INVESTIGATE FULLY AND PROSECUTE OFFENDERS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

Short Term Disability

Bear Staffing provides Short Term Disability Benefits in New Jersey in compliance with state law. Our carrier for SDI benefits is Zurich Insurance. If you are filing a disability claim, click on this link to complete the form, and notify your Bear representative of your disability or anticipated procedure or delivery date.
Please keep in mind that there are eligibility restrictions on receiving Temporary Disability benefits. They are explained here. Just click this link. http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/tdi/worker/state/sp_clt_menu.html

Calling In Available

If you are not currently on assignment you must call in twice a week to our available line. If you do not make yourself available for work, it may affect your eligibility to collect unemployment. When you reach our automated attendant press 2 and follow the instructions.

Comments / Suggestions

As a valued work partner, we want to hear your comments and suggestions on how we can serve you better. Please enter your comments and suggestions here. Each quarter we will pay a $100 bonus for the best suggestion. Winners and their suggestions will be posted on this site. At Bear…YOU MATTER!!!!
Click here to download and view the Bear Employee Handbook. (PDF-161KB)
Click here to download and view the General Safety Rules. (PDF-75KB)
Click here to download and view the Policy and Procedures Acknowledgment. (PDF-89KB)
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